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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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Posted by AngelasCrochetingCorner on May 05, 2009, 05:03 AM report to moderator
4608 Points

Oh yeah, and… Zack Efron?! Seriously?

Posted by Boy With A Lightning Scar on May 05, 2009, 05:55 AM report to moderator
1042 Points

Really weird choices here….

Posted by loony_slytherin on May 05, 2009, 07:12 AM report to moderator
923 Points

No WAY!!! (decides to drag friends to Legoland to see this!)

Sorry, but Zac Efron? Really?

Posted by PewterWolf on May 05, 2009, 07:22 AM report to moderator
1812 Points

that is so cool!
Jo is so the coolest of the cool!!!

Posted by Freya-Storm on May 05, 2009, 07:34 AM report to moderator
2233 Points

That’s amazing! I want to go see it/make my own so bad!

Also, just want to point out how sad it is that Zac Efron rated higher than Barack Obama. Still – it’s better than if it had been Joe Jonas.

Posted by Emily [ROAR] on May 05, 2009, 07:43 AM report to moderator
394 Points

Yay Jo!

But what I don’t understand is the inclusion of Zac Efron and Joe Jonas on a list of heroes. I mean, they may be really great people and all, and if this was a popularity list I could certainly see them making the top ten, but as heroes? They don’t even play heroes in any of their movies, as far as I can remember. Maybe I’m just forgetting what it was like to choose a hero when I was a child.

Oh well. At least #1 turned out alright! : ) And the way they built her image out of legos is amazing!

Posted by gandhfan on May 05, 2009, 08:35 AM report to moderator
394 Points

I also love that they let children help to build it. Way to go Legoland!

Posted by gandhfan on May 05, 2009, 08:36 AM report to moderator
15914 Points

Yay for Jo! But… Er… Why is Efron on the list?

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on May 05, 2009, 09:01 AM report to moderator
928 Points

GO JO!!!!!! :-)

Posted by sessionka oom4 CW on May 05, 2009, 09:29 AM report to moderator
925 Points

Someone has to say this, it is a fitting tribute to our beloved Jo.

Posted by Graymayne on May 05, 2009, 10:12 AM report to moderator
2579 Points

Amazing! Yay for Jo!
But Zac Efron?! Ehh, what is he doing on the list? :/

Posted by Wendelin the Weird on May 05, 2009, 10:47 AM report to moderator
252 Points

Zac Efron?! Seriously?!

As a big JK and Lego fan, can I just say, WOW!!!

Posted by ane_drew on May 05, 2009, 10:48 AM report to moderator
1126 Points

How awesome. Go Jo! She beat Barack Obama LOL

Posted by shellymione {WBM} on May 05, 2009, 10:58 AM report to moderator
44049 Points

Yay she beat Zac Effron :D

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on May 05, 2009, 11:12 AM report to moderator
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