The translator: Emily Huws has over 300 titles to her name, both as author and translator, including fiction (authors such as Anne Fine and Berlie Doherty) and picture books (including the works of Beatrix Potter). She has been awarded the Mary Vaughan Jones Memorial Prize for contribution to Welsh Children's Literature, which is awarded by the Welsh Books Council, twice. Emily lives near Caenarfon, Wales. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was J.K. Rowling's first novel, followed by Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, as well as three books written for charity and inspired by the Harry Potter novels: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The Harry Potter novels have now sold over 400 million copies worldwide and been translated into 68 languages. J.K. Rowling has generated huge popular appeal for her books across the generations in an unprecedented fashion: she was the first children's author to be voted the BA Author of the Year, and also to win the British Book Awards Author of the Year. J.K. Rowling lives with her family in Edinburgh.
- Author: J. K. Rowling
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Published: 18 October 2010
- ISBN: 9781408817674