J.K. Rowling

Zoe LaBonte G4

Age and Country

49

England

Background

Rowling was born July 31 1965 in England and grew up in Chepstow, Gwent. While she was a child, Rowling was an avid reader. Some of her favorite childhood books were: "The Little White Horse", "Manxmouse", and "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe".

Important Events

"And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss."

Other Awards

  • BAFTA
  • Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Blue Peter Gold Badge
  • Prince of Asturias Award

Works