15 Facts About J.K. Rowling
- J.K. Rowling's parents got married when they were 19 years old.
- 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.
- Her friend's surname was Potter.
- Her last name (first syllable) is pronounced 'row' as in a boat.
- Kathleen (her middle name) is the same name as her favorite dead grandparent.
- She has been writing since she was 6. (Like me!)
- The idea of Harry Potter fell into her head on a train ride.
- Her mother died at the age of 45.
- It took over a year to find a publisher.
- She is allergic to cats. (Also like me!)
- Hermione Granger is like her. (Which means she is probably like me!)
- She likes Hermyone better than Hermione's real name.
- Hermione's birthday is 9/19.
- Fred and George's birthday is April Fools day.
- Her favorite book is the Deathly Hallows.