|Quick facts for kids “Thumbelina”|
Is Thumbelina a human?
She successfully avoids their intentions before falling in love with a flower-fairy prince just her size. Thumbelina is chiefly Andersen’s invention, though he did take inspiration from tales of miniature people such as “Tom Thumb”.
|Genre(s)||Literary fairy tale|
How big is the boss in Thumbelina?
Thumbelina was very small, only 6 inches tall when she was born, with her feet tucked up making it a difficult birth. An average miniature foal when born is typically 19 to 20 inches tall, so at only 6 inches tall at birth, Thumbelina was quite tiny.
Why is Thumbelina not a Disney princess?
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It’s based on the fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson and was originally released by Warner Brothers. Twenty-five years after its release, Disney bought the film rights to the movie, so while it is now technically a Disney film, that’s not how it began.
Is Thumbelina Disney?
The film was produced by Don Bluth Ireland Ltd., and distributed by Warner Bros. under its Family Entertainment imprint was released in theaters on March 30, 1994.
Thumbelina (1994 film)
|Screenplay by||Don Bluth|
|Based on||Thumbelina by Hans Christian Andersen|
|Produced by||Don Bluth Gary Goldman John Pomeroy|
Is there a Thumbelina 2?
Thumbelina 2 is a sequel to Don Bluth’s Thumbelina, a few years after marrying Prince Cornileaus, Thumbelina is pregnant. A few months later she has a baby called Tom Thumb, he is very small like her and can fly.
What was kept under the mattress that hurt the princess?
When a woman comes to his door maintaining that she is a real princess, the prince’s mother tests her by burying a pea under a huge stack of mattresses and then ordering the woman to sleep on the mattresses.
Where did the swallow carry Thumbelina on her back?
The swallow carries Thumbelina to a sunny land. In a field of flowers, Thumbelina meets a tiny flower-fairy prince just her size and to her liking. They wed. Her husband gives her a pair of wings so she can fly with him on his travels from flower to flower.
What does the cockchafer do to Thumbelina?
The fishes in the river hear the toads and take pity on Thumbelina. They gnaw through the leaf’s stem, causing it to break off and float down the river, carrying Thumbelina away from the toads. A cockchafer sees Thumbelina and, thinking that she is extremely beautiful, snatches her away.
What is the moral of Thumbelina?
The moral of this story is clear that we will encounter many problems and obstacles in our life. Many of doing something that we don’t want, but as long as we are true to ourselves, honest and kind, just like Thumbelina, we will overcome these obstacles and in the end get what is best for us.