Matilda (Puffin Modern Classics)

By Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
(Puffin, Paperback, 9780142402535, 240pp.)

Publication Date: September 23, 2004

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Matilda is a sweet five-year-old with extraordinary mental powers—powers she uses to teach her school’s evil head mistress a lesson she’ll never forget!




NPR
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013

For many young readers, Dahl is a beloved author. But to Lucy Dahl, he's also Dad. "Matilda was one of the most difficult books for him to write," she says. "I think that there was a deep genuine fear within his heart that books were going to go away and he wanted to write about it." More at NPR.org

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Praise For Matilda (Puffin Modern Classics)

Roald Dahl has done it again. . . . Matilda will surely go straight to childrenÆs hearts. (The New York Times Book Review)

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