Matilda (Book, 1988) []
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Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York, NY : Viking Kestrel, [1988] ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American editionView all editions and formats
Matilda 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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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Book adventure
Humorous fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0670824399 9780670824397 9780142425381 0142425389 0141301066 9780141301068 0142402532 9780142402535 0142410373 9780142410370 1428755837 9781428755833 0224025724 9780224025720 9780425287675 042528767X 9780142424278 0142424277 9781415578674 1415578672
OCLC Number: 18436905
Awards: Winner of Best Children's Book of the Century.
Winner of Blue Peter Children's Book Award.
Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Winner of Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award 1991
Winner of Virginia Readers Choice Award (Elementary) 1991
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 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 ; illustrations by Quentin Blake.
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Matilda is an exceptional girl, but her parents think she is just a nuisance. When one day she is attacked by her odious headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda suddenly discovers she has a remarkable  Read more...


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