Matilda (Book, 1990) []
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Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1990. ©1988
Series: Puffin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Humorous fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dahl, Roald.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1990, ©1988
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 014034294X 9780140342949 0140327592 9780140327595 9780142410370 0141301066 9780141301068 0142410373 0142402532 9780142402535 1439554099 9781439554098 9781451793376 1451793375 9780142425381 0142425389
OCLC Number: 20056810
Awards: Winner of Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award 1991
Winner of Virginia Readers Choice Award (Elementary) 1991
Winner of Best Children's Book of the Century.
Winner of Blue Peter Children's Book Award.
Target Audience: 840L
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.
Series Title: Puffin modern classics.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrations by Quentin Blake.
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Five-year-old Matilda longs for her parents to be loving and understanding but they are none of these things. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon  Read more...


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