Matilda (Colour Edition)

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Penguin Books Limited, Sep 13, 2016 - Juvenile Fiction - 212 pages

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.

Matilda is also a phenomenally successful, award-winning London stage musical, adapted for the stage by Dennis Kelly with music by Tim Minchin.

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

Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits.

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User Review  - Jonez - LibraryThing

3.75 I was feeling nostalgic for Roald Dahl and decided to pick up Matilda. I do see why I loved Dahl as a kid and this sparked that admiration, however, as an adult I can see things I may have once ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jean_Sexton - LibraryThing

When this book was published in 1988, I somehow missed it. I saw the musical performed locally, and fell in love with the story. I had to have the book. While it was written for middle-school children ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Roald Dahl (Author)
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.

Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
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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