J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning
Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold
over 450 million copies, been translated into 79 languages, and made
into eight blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in
aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages
and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
(in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard
(in aid of Lumos), as well as a screenplay inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
. She has also collaborated on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two
which opened in London's West End in the summer of 2016. In 2012, J.K.
Rowling's digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy
her new writing and immerse themselves deeper in the wizarding world.
J.K. Rowling has written a novel for adult readers, The Casual Vacancy
and also writes crime novels under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. She
has received many awards and honours, including an OBE for services to
children's literature, France's Légion d'honneur and the Hans Christian