The headmistress, Miss Peregrine... was very clever. And she smoked a pipe. She could turn into a bird.

Abraham Portman

Alma LeFay Peregrine, formerly Alma LeFay Bentham, is an Ymbryne and the headmistress of her school/ safe haven for Peculiar Children in a loop on the island of Cairnholm. She is the main protagonist in the film adaptation.

She is portrayed by actress Eva Green.