J.K. Rowling

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Harry Potter Film Wizardry AppMuggles who can't get enough of the boy wizard will have plenty to explore in this behind the scenes look at the Harry Potter Film Franchise.
The Harry Potter PhenomenonTwelve publishers turned down the first Harry Potter book; but the seventh volume sold an estimated 11 million copies in 24 hours -- the fastest selling book on record.
Rutgers Professor Questions Effect Of ‘Potter’ Films On LiteracyThere's no doubting the impact of the Potter books on students, says J.T. Barbarese who teaches at Rutgers-Camden. In one of his classes, maybe 80% of the students have read them or are familiar enough with them for discussion.