Matilda

Matilda

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Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Underestimating Matilda proves to be a big mistake as they, along with her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, soon find out when Matilda discovers she has a very special power.show more

Product details

  • 6-12
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 158 x 240 x 30mm | 699.99g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • ed
  • 6 colour plates
  • 0141346795
  • 9780141346793
  • 255,344

Review quote

A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero -- David Walliamsshow more

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER. Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.show more

Review Text

A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliamsshow more

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466,698 ratings
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