JK Rowling
The billionaire author prefers to spend her money on real estate and philanthropy Reuters

Thank You J.K Rowling is trending on Twitter and millions of Harry Potter fans have already thanked the author. Similar tweets keep popping up every moment.

Scholastic's Parent & Child magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Books for Kids features Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone on the 6th position from the top. However, the top position among the books for children was nabbed by E.B. White's classic tale Charlotte's Web.

Of the more than 500 titles we considered for our 100 Greatest, Charlotte's Web seemed to have touched the most readers, the company said.

Other books in the Popular modern reads include The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins on the 33rd position, The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket on the 57th position and Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney on the 38th position.

Thousands of people have thanked Rowling on Twitter for her work. Here are few of the tweets:

1,090,739 words. 3363 pages. 199 chapters 17 hours & 13 minutes. 8 movies. 7 books. 1 legend. Thank you J.K Rowling.

Thank you for my childhood, thank you for the magic you have given us. Thank You J.K Rowling, another Tweet said.

The author of the fantasy series has been thanked for the lovely childhood she has given to people with her creative novels.

Thank You J.K Rowling. We couldn't have wished for anything better. We're truly grateful, read another tweet.

Thank you J.K. Rowling for your amazing creativity in making Harry potter. Can't imagine growing up without Harry potter series, wrote a fan.

In response to the love-filled tweets, the 46-year-old author tweeted from her account (which is often maintained by her manager), Thank you everyone for trending Thank You J.K.Rowling.

The Harry Potter series have gained worldwide attention and won multiple awards. More than 400 million copies of the books have been sold so far and it also is the best-selling book series in history.

J.K Rowling, a British novelist, apparently conceived the idea for the series on a train trip from Manchester to London in 1990.