Synopsis

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The original, magical story with a brand new cover from Quentin Blake!

October 2018 marks 30 years since Matilda was published! This brand new jacket comes with a never-before-seen illustration of Matilda as an astrophysicist- one of the careers that Quentin Blake himself has imagined that Matilda might have at 30 years old.
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Reunite with some of the greatest (and most ghastly) characters in history!

Matilda Wormwood
A remarkable child with a magical mind.

Miss Honey
The kindest, cleverest and most caring teacher.

Mr and Mrs Wormwood
Matilda's parents - liars, swindlers and TV addicts.

Miss Trunchbull
Headmistress of Crunchem Hall and the world's biggest bully.

Bruce Bogtrotter
Chocolate-cake-eating extraordinaire!

These are just some of the unforgettable characters from this classic story by the world's number one storyteller - now with a brand-new cover design from Quentin Blake to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of Matilda.

Also available:
Matilda at 30: Chief Executive of the British Library
Matilda at 30: World Traveller

Book information

ISBN: 9780241378618
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Puffin
Pub date:
Edition: |Reprint
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 434g
Height: 235mm
Width: 188mm
Spine width: 23mm