JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, was born on 31 July 1965, in Chipping Sodbury, Gloucestershire, England , 10 miles (16.1 km) northeast of Bristol.
Rowling finished her manuscript for her first HP book 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' in 1995 on an old manual typewriter. The title of the seventh and final Harry Potter book, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,' was revealed 21 December 2006.
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997)
- Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998)
- Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (1999)
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2000)
- Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2003)
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2005)
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)
- Quidditch through the Ages (2001, as Kennilworthy Whisp)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2001, as Newt Scamander)
- The Tales of Beedle the Bard (2008, short stories)