Today is the day that JK Rowling releases The Casual Vacancy, marking a break away from the Harry Potter books that made her name. It's a book written for adults without a wizard or wand in sight.

We wish her well with her new venture - for one thing, it means we can read Rowling in public without looking like we're still children inside (which of course we are).

However, for many people, Rowling will forever be the woman who created Harry Potter and encouraged millions of children to read. While her written words have inspired her many, many fans, what she says is often as thought-provoking - much like her memorable creation, Albus Dumbledore.

So much like the wizard headmaster, in fact, that we're not sure your Potter knowledge will be strong enough to tell the two apart. Care to prove use wrong?

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"Who Said It: Albus Dumbledore Or JK Rowling?"
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It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
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  • As a child JK Rowling's favourite book was The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge. PHOTO: PA

  • JK Rowling insisted on using British actors for the Harry Potter films PHOTO: PA

  • JK Rowling and her husband (an anaesthetist) have no plans to stop working despite her multi million pound fortune, as she thinks working sets a good example to her children PHOTO: PA

  • JK Rowling goes on Harry Potter fan sites - she once visited the chatroom of popular site Mugglenet, and got told to keep quiet by regulars as she didn't know enough about Harry Potter PHOTO: PA

  • JK Rowling typed Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on a typewriter PHOTO: PA

  • After graduating, and before starting the Harry Potter books, JK Rowling worked as a researcher at Amnesty International PHOTO: PA

  • Before she finished the books, she let Alan Rickman in on the whole story, so that he could play the character of Severus Snape better in the films PHOTO: PA

  • Harry Potter and JK Rowling have the same birthday, 31st July PHOTO: PA

  • Her preferred Hogwarts house would be Gryffindor (the same house as Harry, Ron and Hermoine) PHOTO: PA

  • Her first fan letter was from a reader called Francesca Gray. She thought JK Rowling was a man and started her letter, 'Dear Sir...' PHOTO: PA