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JK Rowling

Born 31st July 1965, Gloucestershire, England

Joanne wrote a seven-volume children's fantasy series, Harry Potter, published from 1997 to 2007. The series has been enormously successful: it has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into at least 70 languages.

She has won many awards for her work. The Harry Potter series has won multiple British Book Awards, beginning with the Children's Book of the Year for Philosopher's Stone and Chamber of Secrets,  followed by a shift to the more general Book of the Year for Half-Blood Prince.

JK Rowling's work in Leaf through a good book

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