Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents.
Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers.
But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that, even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve . . .
About the Author
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990.
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 26th June 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 2