She's moved away from Harry Potter and children's books with her latest novel The Casual Vacancy but J.K. Rowling has promised fans her next novel WILL be for children.
The author has revealed that her next published book will be written for kids. Speaking to an audience at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, she said:
"I think probably the next thing I write, or the next thing I publish, will be for children." she said.
She went on to tell excited fans in the audience that she had a "number of ideas on my laptop", but wouldn't reveal the details about what she has been working on. She did reveal that the book would be for "younger children than the Harry Potter series."
Rowling was at the renowned festival to publicise her first novel for adults, The Casual Vacancy. Since it's release at the end of last month the novel has gone on to smash sales records.
'The Casual Vacancy' nothed up first week sales of 124,603- ten times more than the number two book, Bernard Cornwell's '1356', which sold 12,231, according to data supplied by Nielsen Book Scan.
That makes Rowling's book the number one best selling hardback fiction book of the year, so far and the fastest selling hardback novel since Dan Brown's 'The Lost Symbol', which sold more than 550,000 in its first week of sale in 2009.
A spokesman for Nielsen BookScan said: "JK Rowling's UK sales to date are of a value in excess of £238m, making her by far the highest selling author in the UK since our records began."