When she was a young girl, Emma Watson s father used to read Harry Potter books to her before bed. She could have never dreamed that one day she would star in a Harry Potter movie. But that s exactly what happened. Even though she had never acted before, she was chosen to play Harry s close friend, the independent Hermione Granger. The movie set was called Potterworld, and that is where Emma and her costars literally grew up. Eight films later, Emma was graduating from Potterworld and preparing to start the next chapter of her life. Read about Emma s years in Potterworld, how her friends keep her grounded, her plans for the future, and which magical trait of Hermione s Emma wishes she had in real life!