Conversations with JK Rowling Author:Lindsey Fraser The name J.K. Rowling is one that is on the lips of millions of readers worldwide, but before 1997 few people knew the brilliant woman behind the phenomenally successful Harry Potter books. And now, four books into the series, few yet know the real story of Ms. Rowling's childhood and career as a writer. This is the first and only true telling o... more »f Ms. Rowling's history because it is in her own words, from her birth in Chipping Sodbury near Bristol, England, to the stories about her favorite and least favorite teachers in school growing up, and to the funny misunderstanding in her first fan letter. It is like a visit with a friend, a friend who has brought you to tears with laughter and told the most enchanting stories you've ever been told.« less
If you're a Harry Potter fan who knows more about J.K. Rowling than you know about most of your own family, then you won't find much new in this slim, large-type book. But younger kids (and Muggle grownups hoping for some insight into the world of Harry Potter) will learn quite a bit about this phenomenally successful series and its unassuming author.
Divided into roughly three sections, Conversations with J.K. Rowling begins with some fairly general questions about the author's early childhood ...
A short (98-page) book, meant for children, consisting of an an autobiographical interview with the author of the "Harry Potter" books, brief synopses of the first four books (the last three had not yet been written)and excerpts from interviews with some famous TV hosts.