YA Characters as Disney Princes and Princesses #4

Princess Merida from “Brave” as

Hermione Granger from the

“Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling

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About the Book Character:

Hermione Jean Granger was an English Muggle-born from the Harry Potter series. The series has gone on to sell over 500 million copies worldwide, be translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films. She attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where she became best friends with Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. She has a brilliant academic mind and was sorted into Gryffindor House.

After finishing her studies at Hogwarts, Hermione later found employment with the Ministry of Magic. Afterward, she was promoted to the Department of Magical Law Enforcement. Hermione eventually married Ron Weasley and together they had two children, Rose and Hugo. Eventually, Hermione had become the Minister for Magic.

About the Author:

J. K. Rowling is author of the seven books in the Harry Potter fantasy series. The series has even been made into a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Alongside the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling also wrote three short companion volumes: Quidditch Through the Ages, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and The Tales of Beedle the Bard.

About the Disney Character: Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. She believes it is possible to change her fate without compromising her values and integrity.

Princess Merida is the protagonist of Disney Pixar’s 2012 film, Brave. She is a Scottish princess, the daughter of Queen Elinor and King Fergus, and the older sister of Harris, Hubert, and Hamish. Merida loves archery, and when her kingdom tries to find her a husband for an arranged marriage, she decides to compete for the chance to choose her own fate.