"Holy Bagumba!"
―Flora upon seeing Ulysses

Flora Buckman is the titular main protagonist of the 2021 film, Flora & Ulysses. She is a 10-year-old girl who adopts a squirrel named Ulysses, who happens to possess superpowers. She is portrayed by Matilda Lawler.

Flora is also the main lead in the Flora & Ulysses book.


Flora has long blonde hair, fair skin, and blue eyes. She likes to wear bright colors and jeans. In the book, she has short brown hair and thick glasses. They often slip off of her nose from them being slightly larger than usual.


Flora is a kind, but head-strong and paranoid young girl. She can be gentle and caring, but throughout the series she's shown to be helpless and selfish at times. She often lets her wild imagination carry her off, but does the mature thing and doesn't disobey certain orders given to her, especially if they are to keep her.safe.

More often than not she's shown to be brave and shown strong leadership skills. Although she often downs herself, she always acknowledges that she has friends around her, and tries to think brightly, though at times she fails.

Flora is flawed, and likes to think that she's a waste of everyone's time. Flora can be energetic when introduced to new things, but gets a grip and is serious most of the time. She's creative and thinks of smart ways to get out of tough situations.

She can be frightful, quick to make unnecessary decisions, and very curious.

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