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User Review  - libbromus - LibraryThing

I relate to this girl better than I do to say, an Anne of Green Gables type. Matilda is precocious, confident, independent, a little bit naughty in a justified way, caring and patient. Trunchbull is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - UberButter - LibraryThing

Matilda by Roald Dahl 240 pages ★★★★★ Oh, what a delightful book. When I was a child, Roald Dahl was a favorite author of mine and after re-reading his books, I still love them just as much…if ... Read full review

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User Review  - TerriS - LibraryThing

I had not read this before, but I loved it! It is the story of a little girl who is extremely smart and feels unloved by her parents. When she begins school, her teacher finds out how smart she is and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bagpuss - LibraryThing

I've seen the film version of this countless times, but haven't read the book before. I'm pleased to discover that the film is a reasonable adaptation of this - a few changes and embellishments, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Matilda is an unusual child. She is clearly a genius, having taught herself to read at age three. By the time she begins primary school at age 5 she has already read all of Dickens’s as well as many ... Read full review

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User Review  - alaina.loescher - LibraryThing

I have always loved Roald Dahl and the lovable characters that his stories bring into the world. This is one of Dahl's books that I did not read as a kid, but I really wish that I had. I love Matilda ... Read full review

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User Review  - MargaretPinardAuthor - LibraryThing

This was one of my favorites as a young girl. I even tried to move something with my eyes, and I can remember getting such a bad eye-headache afterwards... but I felt such a part of Matilda, felt her ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bookslesstravelled - LibraryThing

A great book for kids learning to read Read full review

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User Review  - BraveNewBks - LibraryThing

I mean, this book is just one of the many reasons to love Roald Dahl. Definitely worth a re-read every decade or so. Read full review

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

A fun book I wish I'd read as a kid. Read full review


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