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Lego Mosaic J. K. Rowling Created at Legoland Windsor

J.K. Rowling
Posted by: Edward
May 04, 2009, 07:04 PM

The Telegraph is reporting tonight that author J. K. Rowling has been memorialized in a Lego mosaic at Legoland Windsor after a recent poll named the Harry Potter author as the "''ultimate hero" of the last ten years."  The Lego-fied tribute to Ms Rowling contains 48,000 "white, yellow and grey bricks," and was constructed with the help of children this past bank holiday in the UK.  General Manager of Legoland Windsor Vicky Brown, is quoted in the article as saying of Ms. Rowling's first place rank "We are thrilled that JK Rowling topped this poll as her books have been a great inspiration to children of all ages.  At Legoland, we actively encourage imagination and creativity and believe in making the children the heroes – just as Rowling does in her stories."

Ms. Rowling placed first in the Legoland Windsor poll, which also ranked such other notable people' as President Barack Obama, Sir David Attenborough, Daniel Radcliffe, and others.  The full list is as follows:

1. JK Rowling – 37.4%
2. Zac Efron – 27.3%
3. Barack Obama – 11.8%
4. Cheryl Cole – 6.7%
5. David Beckham – 4.4%
6. Andy Murray – 3%
7. Sir David Attenborough – 2%
8. Daniel Radcliffe – 2%
9. David Tennant – 1%
10. Joe Jonas (Jonas Brothers) – 1%

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2270 Points

I love Legoland, and I love Jo… but.. can I say that it scares me just a little?

Posted by lumosshimmy {WBM!} on May 04, 2009, 07:38 PM report to moderator
2027 Points

does anybody else find it hilarious that zac efron was higher than obama?

Posted by sunlitdays (ROAR) on May 04, 2009, 07:44 PM report to moderator
171 Points

Go Jo! Congrats! I don’t understand the criteria for being on that list, as a Jonas Brother isn’t necessarily a hero, but I’m happy for Jo.

Posted by eagleblue on May 04, 2009, 07:46 PM report to moderator
8256 Points

It amazes me how someone can create such a great likeness of JK out of LEGO blocks. She deserves to be at the top of the list.

Posted by spicefan78 OoM1 {ROAR!} on May 04, 2009, 07:53 PM report to moderator
7475 Points

damn thats cool! i wish i had that haha

Posted by Luce-Lupin !~ROAR~! on May 04, 2009, 07:53 PM report to moderator
16564 Points

Wow, that’s amazing!

Posted by Ariel on May 04, 2009, 07:55 PM report to moderator
1980 Points

that great!!

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 04, 2009, 08:00 PM report to moderator
499 Points

wow…. that’s really cool! Go Jo! =]

Posted by Dobbyrox [WBM] on May 04, 2009, 08:07 PM report to moderator
664 Points

This is so cool!

Posted by Orange Chameleon on May 04, 2009, 08:14 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

WOW! thats amazing! Congratulations Jo!!!!!!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on May 04, 2009, 08:17 PM report to moderator
2105 Points

So cool that Jo beat out everyone so decisively! She’s certainly brought more joy to the world, and done more good in support of acceptance and tolerance and love than anyone else.

Posted by Agrippa1 on May 04, 2009, 08:26 PM report to moderator
3703 Points

Yay for Jo! :)

Posted by Christine on May 04, 2009, 08:30 PM report to moderator
13596 Points

A recent episode of Mythbusters featured Lego! You have to check it out. This story, and the Mythbusters episode, makes me want to buy a big vat of Lego.

Posted by Garden State Geek on May 04, 2009, 08:32 PM report to moderator
781 Points

Woot for Jo!

Posted by Name Unknown on May 04, 2009, 08:37 PM report to moderator
23113 Points

Congrats to Jo! I would have thought that Daniel Radcliffe and David Tennant would have ranked higher…

Posted by oldenoughtoknowbetter♎ROAR♎OoM1, CW on May 04, 2009, 08:38 PM report to moderator
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