October 2018 marks 30 years since Matilda was published! This brand new jacket comes with a never-before-seen illustration of Matilda as a world traveller - one of the careers that Quentin Blake himself has imagined that Matilda might have at 30 years old.
Discover the other jackets in this special 30th anniversary collection: Matilda as an astrophysicist (9780241378618) and Matilda as Chief Executive of the British Library (9780241378694).
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 out, because Matilda is going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget.
There are some things about Puffin’s classic children’s books that everyone knows, like who Miss Trunchbull is and what a robin leads Mary Lennox to discover behind a locked door...
Hang on – what’s that? You haven’t discovered Roald Dahl yet? But he’s the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller – no really, it says so on his books!