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A Magical Author

By: Courtney D.
Illinois, Age 10

Magical. Dangerous. Mystery. If you like these things, read J.K. Rowling's books. You will get so scared and worried that your heart will beat so fast, it feels like its going to burst.
J.K. Rowling is an author that lived an amazing life. She was divorced and lived on public assistance in Edinburgh with her daughter. The change in her life has been bewildering. Rowling, now is so rich, she is richer than the Queen of England.
The beginning of J.K. Rowling's writing career is astonishing. She was a teacher, became a single mom, and then wrote a book! She started writing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in a cafe` during her daughter's naps. J.K. Rowling was paid by the Scottish Arts Council to finish the book. Her books are so popular that they've been sold all over the world! The first book Rowling has written of Harry Potter is Harry Potter and Sorcerer's Stone.