Puffin Books, 9780142402535, 232pp.
Publication Date: September 23, 2004
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 kid-hating terror of a 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
-Matilda will surely go straight to children's hearts.- --The New York Times Book Review
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Roald Dahl has done it again. . . . Matilda will surely go straight to childrenÆs hearts. (The New York Times Book Review)