Because you like Tinkerbell in Peter Pan
Winnie the Pooh is a chubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff. See them in Winnie the Pooh.
Larger than life and wealthy beyond measure, Willy Wonka is more than a titan in the sweets industry; he is an arbiter of taste. See them in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Quentin has his whole life mapped out. It might sound boring, but he likes boring. See them in Paper Towns.
Bella Swan thinks of it as her job to help her parents and protect her friends, even though it often ends up the other way around. See them in Twilight.
Gollum is slimy and seething with hatred, the last person you would want to meet in a dark cave. See them in The Lord of the Rings.
A 100-plus-year-old who looks like a dreamy teenager, Edward Cullen warns girls to avoid him, which makes them want him even more. See them in Twilight.
Some say to survive in Underland you need to be as mad as a hatter–which, luckily, he is. See them in Alice in Wonderland.
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
Rose Hathaway is a reckless, rebellious smartass who's training to be a royal vampire guardian. See them in Vampire Academy.
Cassie Sullivan is resilient and resourceful, but she's not quite as brave as she pretends to be. See them in The 5th Wave.
Faced with inequality, Gale Hawthorne has a rebellious spirit that only grows. See them in The Hunger Games .
Stuck on a lifeboat with zoo animals without food and fresh water, Pi Patel uses his intelligence to face the greatest test of all: survival. See them in Life of Pi.