Matilda Wormwood (of Matilda)
James Henry Trotter (of James and the Giant Peach)
Harriet M. Welsch (of Harriet the Spy)
Not necessarily the most complex, Harriet certainly is one of the most realistically abrasive of childhood “heroes”. I tend to think, though, that most artistically inclined persons could relate with Harriet’s inclination to keep a notebook of all her “observations”. And, it being a children’s movie and all one does feel the slightest bit that she gets neutered by having to censor her thoughts. But, I’m being a bit unfair, Harriet succeeds.
Kevin McCallister (of Home Alone)
Vada Sultenfuss (of My Girl)
Whether or not you’re actually a nineties’ child, which nineties cinematic children do you recall fondly?