J.K. Rowling is the author of the seven celebrated novels in the Harry Potter series. Ms. Rowling's books have been honored with the Hugo Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Whitbread Children's Book Award, The Nestle Smarties Book Prize, the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year and numerous state, magazine, and children's choice citations. She has also been named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire. Ms. Rowling lives in Scotland with her family.
Jim Dale is the voice of all the characters in the Harry Potter audiobook series. As a narrator, he has won a Grammy Award (2000), five Grammy nominations and seven Audie Awards. A Member of the Order of the British Empire, Mr. Dale has also won a Tony Award, four Drama Desk Awards and an Academy Award Nomination.