Matilda

Matilda

Film Tie-in

Summary

*Read it before you see the incredible musical film - hitting cinemas in October*


'A true genius - Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams


These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: you are not alone.

Matilda is a brilliant child with a magical mind.

Her parents have decided she is a waste of space.

And her headmistress Miss Trunchball is a terrible bully, who thinks children are rotten and awful and should be locked up.

But it's time for Matilda to find the power to change her story, and show them just how extraordinary children can be . . .


About the authors

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories.
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Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.
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