Now a musical!
Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a menacing, kid-hating headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it!
Here is Roald Dahl's original novel of a little girl with extraordinary powers. This much-loved story has recently been made into a wonderful new musical, adapted by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.
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“Try this,” she said at last. “It's very famous and very good. If it's too long for you, just let me know and I'll find something shorter and a bit easier.” “Great Expectations,” Matilda read, “by Charles Dickens. I'd love to try it.
... Miss Havisham and her cobwebbed house and by the spell of magic that Dickens the great story-teller had woven with his words. ... Matilda read the following books: Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Gone to Earth by Mary Webb Kim by Rudyard Kipling The ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - deaflower - LibraryThing
This is one of my favourite children's stories, because it shows that you can be anything you want to be, regardless of who you are, what you look like, and where you came from. Matilda didn't have a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - quondame - LibraryThing
Matilda is the wee girl with something extra in a family that hasn't any place for her or good will toward anyone. In finding a library and librarian as a pre-schooler she takes steps into a larger ... Read full review
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