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  JK's appearance in Edinburgh
A lucky group of kids had no idea who they were about to meet!
1/16 A lucky group of kids had no idea who they were about to meet!
2/16 It was exciting in the bookshop anyway, with loads of cool things to do
3/16 With most of the kids getting dressed up and made up
Newsround presenter Lizo taking pix with his nifty phone
4/16 Newsround presenter Lizo taking pix with his nifty phone
But then the books hit the shelves at 12:01...
5/16 But then the books hit the shelves at 12:01...
And the lady that wrote them shocked everyone by turning up to sign their books!!!
6/16 And the lady that wrote them shocked everyone by turning up to sign their books!!!
7/16 The kids couldn't believe it was happening
8/16 Actually getting their books signed by the author herself!
It had quite an effect on everyone there!
9/16 It had quite an effect on everyone there!
The famous back cover shows a centaur and lots of other intriguing things!
10/16 The famous back cover shows a centaur and lots of other intriguing things!
Flora, 10, said:
11/16 Flora, 10, said: "Didn't recognise her - thought she was one of those doubles!"
Ben, 10, dressed up as Fang!
12/16 Ben, 10, dressed up as Fang! "I did not expect this at all! She is such a famous author it's amazing!"
JK spoke very briefly to reporters - including Newsround's Lizo! But she was mainly there to see her real fans.
13/16 JK spoke very briefly to reporters - including Newsround's Lizo! But she was mainly there to see her real fans.
Lizo finally gets time to bury his head in the long-awaited book
14/16 Lizo finally gets time to bury his head in the long-awaited book
YOU WHAT?! Lizo can't wait to read the whole thing!
15/16 YOU WHAT?! Lizo can't wait to read the whole thing!
The queue outside the bookshop was dying down by about 1.30am
16/16 The queue outside the bookshop was dying down by about 1.30am

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