Results 1-10 of 976

LibraryThing Review

User 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 Review

User 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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - kevn57 - LibraryThing

Roald Dahl's 100th birthday celebrations inspired me to give the author a try, I'd seen the Fantastic Mr Fox and Willy Wonka movies but never had the pleasure to read any of his books. I really enjoyed Matilda and if I had any kids that would be the very first book that I'd read to them. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Arkrayder - LibraryThing

I read this to my daughter and it’s the first time reading it for both of us. I really enjoyed it and actually would have like if it had been a longer book. I don’t know why it took me so long to read Matilda. But I’m glad I have. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Iudita - LibraryThing

Can you imagine a book like this being published in today's market? It would never see the light of day which is exactly what I loved about it. Leave it to Roald Dahl to push all the boundaries. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - TNAEWWF123 - LibraryThing

Due to a popular film and musical adaptation, Matilda has been on my radar for quite some time. Having now read it, I am honestly surprised that people embrace it as much as they do. Whereas ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

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

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - CaroPi - LibraryThing

I read this book when I was a kid and love it... Now I read it again and re-discover why I love it so much.... Is magic is a great story with amazing characters.... There is not much I can say about it... Is Matilda Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - karenvg3 - LibraryThing

Took a quick break from all my other books to read this one for my poster. It was cute and quirky. Wouldn’t expect anything else from Dahl. I just wonder how many kids tried moving stuff with their eyes after reading this 🤪. Loving my 100 book bucket list poster. 4🌟 Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - sweetiegherkin - LibraryThing

Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary youngster with striking mental acuity. But is her precocious genius enough to shelter her from her abusive principal at school and her neglectful parents at home ... Read full review


User ratings

5 stars
1787
4 stars
976
3 stars
315
2 stars
62
1 star
25

5 stars - 1787
4 stars - 976
3 stars - 315
2 stars - 62
1 star - 25
Unrated - 210

Editorial reviews - 0

Goodreads - 3154
Kirkus - 1