Matilda (Puffin Modern Classics)
Publication Date: September 23, 2004
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Matilda is a sweet five-year-old with extraordinary mental powerspowers she uses to teach her school’s evil head mistress a lesson she’ll never forget!
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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Roald Dahl has done it again. . . . Matilda will surely go straight to childrenÆs hearts. (The New York Times Book Review)