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  JK Rowling at Edinburgh Festival
Who's this then? A certain JK Rowling gets ready to meet her fans at the Edinburgh Children's Book Festival
1/13 Who's this then? A certain JK Rowling gets ready to meet her fans at the Edinburgh Children's Book Festival
Ah so it definitely IS JK! The Potter author poses for photographers before doing a reading from Order of the Phoenix
2/13 Ah so it definitely IS JK! The Potter author poses for photographers before doing a reading from Order of the Phoenix
JK said she was
3/13 JK said she was "delighted" to be there and she planned to read from chapter four, where Ron finds out he is a prefect
This event is very exclusive - there's only 500 places and it's strictly tickets-only! This fan proudly displays his pass
4/13 This event is very exclusive - there's only 500 places and it's strictly tickets-only! This fan proudly displays his pass
Delilah, 12, from Holland was the first fan to arrive for the reading. At a mind-boggling 4am!!
5/13 Delilah, 12, from Holland was the first fan to arrive for the reading. At a mind-boggling 4am!!
More fans - everyone was excitedly clutching their copies of OOTP for JK to sign
6/13 More fans - everyone was excitedly clutching their copies of OOTP for JK to sign
All of the fans had to apply for a special ballot to be there - and they got to the festival early to make sure they didn't miss a thing
7/13 All of the fans had to apply for a special ballot to be there - and they got to the festival early to make sure they didn't miss a thing
For many, this was a one-off chance to meet their Potter idol
8/13 For many, this was a one-off chance to meet their Potter idol
Not surprisingly, the reading was packed out. And some fans came dressed for the occasion
9/13 Not surprisingly, the reading was packed out. And some fans came dressed for the occasion
JK then sat down for a mammoth book-signing with fans
10/13 JK then sat down for a mammoth book-signing with fans
These two young fans went home happy after getting their OOTP's signed
11/13 These two young fans went home happy after getting their OOTP's signed
Noooo, I won't answer that! This fan's obviously asked a probing Potter question!
12/13 Noooo, I won't answer that! This fan's obviously asked a probing Potter question!
And here's what makes it all worthwhile - THAT signature inside your Potter book
13/13 And here's what makes it all worthwhile - THAT signature inside your Potter book

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