dedicated Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone to three generations of women in her family: her mother
, her sister
, and her elder daughter
Smith, Sean. J. K. Rowling. A Biography. Arrow, 2002.
The cover, by Thomas Taylor
Her petition was published probably the same year, placed in a single pamphlet following two similar petitions by Thomas Taylor
, one untitled and one marked To the King: the statement about presentation to...