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Matilda is a book by Roald Dahl. It was published first in 1988, then made into a film and musical.


The Trunchbull is no match for Matilda! 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 just the one to do it!

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Parental Guidance

  • Reading Age:7+
  • Reading Aloud age:6+

Miss Trunchbull does very nasty things to children in this book, such as pulling ears off.

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