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Matilda

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. Matilda's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress, Miss Trunchbull? Well, she's the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded chokey. As for Matilda, she's an extraordinary little girl with a magical mind - and now she's had enough. So all these grown-ups had better watch  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 9780141365466 0141365463
OCLC Number: 1004245022
Notes: Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 1988.
Description: 229 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's mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda's headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she's the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them  Read more...

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