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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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398 Points

Jo beat Daniel and David. Oh well – GO JO!

Posted by TheSortingHat[ROAR] on May 04, 2009, 10:12 PM report to moderator
690 Points

I love legos! I really hope they do the video games, that would be so much fun! I can’t wait till me kid is old enough to play with Legos so Mommy and Daddy can play too, lol!

Posted by carebie on May 04, 2009, 10:22 PM report to moderator
363 Points

Well done to the builders. This must have taken many hours even days work to build. Congrats Jo on winning another award.

Posted by KiwiBrian on May 04, 2009, 10:57 PM report to moderator
450 Points


Posted by Dragomir Despard on May 04, 2009, 11:13 PM report to moderator
1800 Points

Yea for Jo. How cool to have a picture of yourself made out of legos. She definetly deserves this honor, way more than Zac Efron or one of the Jonas Brothers.

Posted by lifa *ROAR* on May 04, 2009, 11:19 PM report to moderator
103 Points

I am so glad she won! But Zac Efron? Seriously? I think it would have been great if Barack Obama had won.

Posted by Maria on May 04, 2009, 11:21 PM report to moderator
3031 Points

ha i love legos and jo.

Posted by Horcruxalej on May 04, 2009, 11:31 PM report to moderator
92 Points

Zac Efron and Joe Jonas? give me a break.

Posted by Huddz on May 04, 2009, 11:44 PM report to moderator
1603 Points

Zac Efron???? Oh really..

Posted by vandy[FTC] on May 04, 2009, 11:49 PM report to moderator
356 Points

Wow! That’s amazing, and it’s really cool that kids got to help build it. Um- Zac Efron? He does not deserve to be on a list with J.K. Rowling.

Posted by *H*ROAR Mudblood Proud on May 04, 2009, 11:52 PM report to moderator
1013 Points

Dear Lord – ZAC EFRON HAD OVER DOUBLE THAT OF THE NEXT PERSON? Who was, in fact, BARACK OBAMA?!?!?! I don’t care about your politics, but the fact that Zac freakin’ Efron got that high is just sad. Also, indicative of how many pre-teen girls voted.

Anywho, hooray for ginormous HP=-related Lego mosaics!

Posted by Dawlish and the Archies {WBM!} on May 05, 2009, 12:00 AM report to moderator
2799 Points

Oh my gosh, that is soooo awesome! XD I love legos :D

Posted by Sarabi on May 05, 2009, 12:02 AM report to moderator
39234 Points

lol cool!! =D

Posted by iLoveDolores [FTC!] on May 05, 2009, 12:08 AM report to moderator
39234 Points

lol cool!! =D

Posted by iLoveDolores [FTC!] on May 05, 2009, 12:08 AM report to moderator
133 Points

This list saddens me. Deep in my soul.

Posted by Christy on May 05, 2009, 12:26 AM report to moderator
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