J.K. Rowling Revealed These Shocking Harry Potter Secrets
5 Of 6 Who Was Rowling's Favorite Beast?
Rowling has said that her favorite beast in her famed book series is the Phoenix, a bird who routinely turns to ash, but then is reborn from the ashes.
6 Of 6 Where Did All The Unique Names Come From?
The unusual witch and wizard names found in "Harry Potter" books come from an old literature discovery of Rowling. She found many of these names in a book from the 17th century called "Culpeper's Complete Herbal."