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Matilda

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding. But they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has supernatural powers. She applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 9780142410370 0142410373 9780847999248 0847999246
OCLC Number: 855860996
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: The reader of books --
Mr Wormwood, the great car dealer --
The hat and the superglue --
The ghost --
Arithmetic --
The platinum-blond man --
Miss Honey --
The Trunchbull --
The parents --
Throwing the hammer --
Bruce Bogtrotter and the cake --
Lavender --
The weekly test --
The first miracle --
The second miracle --
Miss Honey's cottage --
Miss Honey's story --
The names --
The practice --
The third miracle --
A new home.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding. But they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has supernatural powers. She applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

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