|“||I will call you Thumbelina||„|
|~ Mother calling that small girl of Thumbelina|
Mother is a minor character in the Don Bluth's 1994 Irish-American film Thumbelina. She is the adoptive mother of Thumbelina who immediately becomes attached to her when the latter is born from a flower that a witch gave her. She is seen singing the first song of the film along with the other farm animals, at night she reads a storybook to Thumbelina about fairies, princes and princesses. And a little later Thumbelina complains a little sadly when she tells her that she would like to be taller, but Mother comforts her and cheers her up by telling her that everyone is special exactly as they already are. When she's time to go to bed she does whatever she wants with her Thumbelina leaves the book in front of her bed to show her pictures of her, plus she tells Hero that she has to watch over her for the night. The next morning, after Thumbelina kidnapped her she can be seen sobbing over the loss of her daughter. She is seen again during the winter always singing sad for Thumbelina and she sings the song Soon . She is seen for the last time at the end of the film, at the wedding of Thumbelina and Cornelious, happy to have found her daughter again and also of the fact that she herself is.
- She is very similitary to Geppetto from Disney's Pinocchio.