Book Summary

    Roald Dahl's much-loved Matilda, now with Quentin Blake's original illustrations in full colour.

    Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she's the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. As for Matilda, she's an extraordinary little girl with a magical mind - and now she's had enough. So all these grown-ups had better watch out, because Matilda is going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget.
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    Author

    Roald Dahl

    Year Published

    1998

    Categories

    8-12, adventure, Boys, classic, English, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, magic, Reluctant Reader

    ISBN 13

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.28

    # Ratings

    428273

    # of Words

Book Summary

Roald Dahl's much-loved Matilda, now with Quentin Blake's original illustrations in full colour.

Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she's the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. As for Matilda, she's an extraordinary little girl with a magical mind - and now she's had enough. So all these grown-ups had better watch out, because Matilda is going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget.
(summary from amazon.com)