Monday, July 28, 2008

J.K. Rowling

15 Facts About J.K. Rowling

  1. J.K. Rowling's parents got married when they were 19 years old.
  2. J.K. Rowling got the idea of a scar because she threw a battery at her sister Di when she was younger and it left a scar on her forehead.
  3. Her friend's surname was Potter.
  4. Her last name (first syllable) is pronounced 'row' as in a boat.
  5. Kathleen (her middle name) is the same name as her favorite dead grandparent.
  6. She has been writing since she was 6. (Like me!)
  7. The idea of Harry Potter fell into her head on a train ride.
  8. Her mother died at the age of 45.
  9. It took over a year to find a publisher.
  10. She is allergic to cats. (Also like me!)
  11. Hermione Granger is like her. (Which means she is probably like me!)
  12. She likes Hermyone better than Hermione's real name.
  13. Hermione's birthday is 9/19.
  14. Fred and George's birthday is April Fools day.
  15. Her favorite book is the Deathly Hallows.
Here is a link to her website.
http://www.jkrowling.com/





13 People Made Me Happy By Commenting! :D:

Dr. Mark said...

Those are some really great facts. I especially love how you found ways you are similar to J.K. Rowling. Maybe you will be a successful author someday, too! Thank you for another great post.

I love you!

Zelia said...

Kate
I did not know all those facts. I am very impressed that you found them.
I never liked to do research so I am just so proud of you.
Another great post.
I love you.
Vavo

emily said...

How did you find out about Hermione and George & Fred's birthdays? What neat facts!

Boquinha said...

Love it! You make me smile. I love how you see the comparisons between JK Rowling and you. :)

J Fo said...

What a great spotlight! How perfect that Fred and George's birthdays are on April Fool's day?! Great stuff, babe!

April (Thorup) Oaks said...

That's really interesting about the scar!

Chiquita said...

Emily,
I found out about htere birthdays in the websitein my post.

Thanks for the comments!

Chiquita said...

Oops.
I meant I found out about THERE birthdays in the website in the post.

Chiquita said...

SORRY,
I meant THEIR birthday.

Boquinha said...

Sweetie, LOTS of people mix up those words. You're learning and are doing great! I love you so much!

Swawaeve said...

Very good hun, I didn't know that much about J.K. Rowling, nice reseaching skills.

Vivian said...

I didn't know any of those facts, including how to pronouce her name. I've been saying it like it rhymes with wall or sometimes like ow in ouch. I was never sure. Now I know! Thanks.

Love you and see you soon!
Grandma

Katie11 said...

Hi
Hey Do u want to be an author someday? I do. I have always dreamed i would travel and wright , then i would buy a nice home right some more. I have been dreaming about that since grade 1. I am like Hermione too. I am kind of like her. This is really cool. we r like each other kind of.
Bye
Love
Katie11