Hermione Granger, heroine of the Harry Potter franchise, is an iconic character. However, she’s also quite misunderstood. Though she’s known as the studious know-it-all, there’s a lot more to her than that. Potter author J.K. Rowling has spoken a lot about her hidden depths and the inspirations for her personality. Read on to discover 20 facts you may not know about the courageous young witch.
20. She nearly had a sister
In the early days of Harry Potter, Rowling considered giving Hermione a younger sister. She revealed this in a 2004 World Book Day interview. She said, “I always planned that Hermione would have a younger sister, but she’s never made an appearance, and somehow it feels like it might be too late now.” But alas, her name and characteristics were never released.