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Mythmaker: The Story of J.K. Rowling, Second Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Amy Sickels
  • From the Series: Who Wrote That?
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791096327
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9632-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 04/01/2008
  • Dewey Number: 823
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 136

Summary

J.K. Rowling is one of the most popular authors of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Her books about Harry Potter’s adventures are widely read by adults and children alike and have been translated into more than 64 languages. With the recent completion of the seven-book series, Rowling’s popularity is at an all-time high. But Rowling didn’t start out famous. As a single mother, she struggled for many years before her books were published. Mythmaker: The Story of J.K. Rowling, Second Edition has been fully updated to tell her inspiring life story. This biography has not been authorized by J.K. Rowling.

Specifications

Full-color photographs. Chronology. Bibliography. Further reading. Box features. Web sites. Index.

About the Author(s)

Amy Sickels lives in New York City. She received her M.F.A. from Pennsylvania State University and has published stories and essays in literary journals such as The Greensboro Review and The Madison Review.

Foreword by Kyle Zimmer, president of First Book

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