Matilda

by Roald Dahl

Matilda Synopsis

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.

Matilda Press Reviews

A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero -- David Walliams

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141346793
Publication date: 5th September 2013
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage),

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.

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