Trailblazers: J.K. Rowling: Behind the Magic (Paperback)
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Bring history home and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! Get inspired by the true story of the author of Harry Potter--the bestselling book series of all time! This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.
On July 22, 2008, J. K. Rowling shattered world records. With 8.3 million books sold in the US alone within a day of its release, the last installment in the Harry Potter series seemed like a thing of magic. From a childhood spent telling stories to writing the first Harry Potter book in cafés while her baby slept, J. K. Rowling's life is a tale of imagination and dedication. Find out how this girl who loved fantasy blazed a trail in children's books!
Trailblazers is a biography series that celebrates the lives of amazing pioneers, past and present, from all over the world. Get inspired by more Trailblazers: Neil Armstrong, Jackie Robinson, Jane Goodall, Harriet Tubman, Albert Einstein, Beyoncé, and Simone Biles. What kind of trail will you blaze?
About the Author
CATH SENKER has written more than 160 books for children of all ages, from history, biography, global and social issues to world religions, human geography and environmental topics.