Local News Update

Saturday, March 13, 2002

An Author is Born

On July 31, 1965 Joanne Kathleen Rowling entered into the world in Yate, England. Her parents were Peter James Rowling and Anne Rowling. She weighed 8 lbs. and 4 oz. She was 21 inches. She was born at 3:43 A.M. after so many hours.

Best selling book

On June 26, 1997 J.K. published her first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which was a great sell. By March of 1999 there were over 300,000 copies sold in the UK alone. In the book there were 17 chapters, and 223 pages over all.