Black Family Tree to benefit Book Aid

  January 28, 2006 at 8:20 PM ET
  eudaemonia     HPANA (via News Tip)
  jk rowling, jo rowling, joanne kathleen rowling, j.k.


JK Rowlingopens in new window, along with other renowned authors, has donated handwritten work to be auctioned off for the benefit of Book Aid Internationalopens in new window. The organization is responsibile for "putting books into the hands of the world's most disadvantaged readers."

The Harry Potter author has put up for auction a drawn layout of the Black Family Tree, which was first introduced to readers in (the fifth book) Order of the Phoenix, that reveals members of the wizarding community not previously mentioned in the series -- although with familiar surnames. The Daily Telegraphopens in new window has recently released a portion of this drawing and scans of their articleopens in new window are available online, courtesy of TLC.

The items are to be auctioned on the 21st of February -- click hereopens in new window for more information. Thanks to Pearl for the tip!

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