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User Review  - ctpress - LibraryThing

Publisher's summary: Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But ... Read full review

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User Review  - mpotts1 - LibraryThing

This is a great book, especially now reading it as an adult as compared to simply just watching the movie. First, this book uses descriptive language throughout helping the reader really envision what ... Read full review

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User Review  - allisonpollack - LibraryThing

Summary: Matilda is a young girl with very special powers and she can move things with her mind. She lives with an unloving family and has to deal with a cruel and horrible teacher at school. Her only ... Read full review

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User Review  - crunchymunchkin - LibraryThing

Even though the movie is heavily engraved in my mind, I still loved every moment of reading the story of child prodigy Matilda. The precocious protagonist, whose precocity is depicted as a source of ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

It is sad that many of the adults who enjoy Roald Dahl's humour do not recognize that they are the Trunchbull's of this world. The book is short and its humor has a sharp and somewhat tragic cast, as ... Read full review

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User Review  - Megan_Livsey - LibraryThing

Summary: Matilda is incredibly intelligent. However her parents aren't interested. The treat her as more of an inconvenience to the family and take all their anger out on her. The headmistress at her ... Read full review

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User Review  - ah932109 - LibraryThing

Summary of Book: This book is about a little girl named Matilda. She is born into a family who does not pay attention. Her family is only involved in their own lives and loves to eat dinner in front ... Read full review

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User Review  - harleybrenton - LibraryThing

This book about a young girl in a horrible family and school setting is helped by one nice teacher. The young girl gains powers that she uses against her evil principal. This fun tale makes children enjoy reading while solving problems and using their imagination. Read full review

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User Review  - kfrost32 - LibraryThing

This book is definitely fantasy story. This story is about a young girl who is very smart for her age. She learns to read at a very young age and loves book. She lives with her awful parents and ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnigL - LibraryThing

More than just a childhood classic to me. This book may be the reason I chose to become a librarian. Read full review


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