Matilda at 30: Astrophysicist
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Matilda at 30: Astrophysicist

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The original, magical story with a brand new cover from Quentin Blake!

October 2018 marks 30 years since Matilda was published! This brand new jacket comes with a never-before-seen illustration of Matilda as an astrophysicist- one of the careers that Quentin Blake himself has imagined that Matilda might have at 30 years old.
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Reunite with some of the greatest (and most ghastly) characters in history!

Matilda Wormwood
A remarkable child with a magical mind.

Miss Honey
The kindest, cleverest and most caring teacher.

Mr and Mrs Wormwood
Matilda's parents - liars, swindlers and TV addicts.

Miss Trunchbull
Headmistress of Crunchem Hall and the world's biggest bully.

Bruce Bogtrotter
Chocolate-cake-eating extraordinaire!

These are just some of the unforgettable characters from this classic story by the world's number one storyteller - now with a brand-new cover design from Quentin Blake to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of Matilda.

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Matilda at 30: Chief Executive of the British Library
Matilda at 30: World Traveller
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 162 x 240 x 25mm | 441g
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Special Edition
  • 0241378613
  • 9780241378618
  • 77,300

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (Author)
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 (Illustrator)
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.
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