It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be- J.K.Rowling

We do not need magic to change our world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves


This short and inspiring biography of JK Rowling, the writer who made kids fall in love with reading again, is well-researched and beautifully illustrated in an original paper-cut style. It gave me a much better idea of  the writer’s background, tenacity, determination and love of writing. I didn’t know about her mother’s MS illness and the profound effect it must have had on her family. I loved her words on the importance of failure which can help you strip away the inessential. I think a lot of teens will relate to her story of not being accepted into the university of her choice due to her less than perfect academic record.

The colour scheme and the illustrations in this book are just amazing and are so in tune with the text. I also loved the way JK Rowling’s quotes became marvellous word art.

This book isn’t just for fans of Harry Potter, who, no doubt, will be delighted. It has some valuable life lessons to offer to every  reader.

Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group /Francis Lincoln Children’s Books for the ARC provided in exchange for an honest opinion.

Title: J.K.Rowling: Boss the bestseller list like(Work it, Girl)
Author: Caroline Moss
Publisher: Quarto PublishingGroup
Date: 5th of March 2019

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