Matilda is a special little girl. Before she even started school, she was more well-read than adults even older than your parents. She could even do the hardest multiplication tables in her head in a matter of seconds! The only problem is that she had the most terrible, frightful, dreadful, appalling parents in the whole world. They cared more about watching TV and playing bingo than acknowledging her existence!
When Matilda finally starts school, she meets Miss Honey, the sweetest and most caring teacher anyone could ever find. However, the school is run by Miss Trunchbull who throws kids out windows or locks them away in cabinets and Miss Trunchbull has it out for little Matilda for no good reason at all.
See how Matilda turns her life around and see for yourself what prank is best played for revenge on any of the rotten people in her life. Will it be superglue on a hat, an imaginary burglary, or something even greater than even you could imagine?
Submitted by M.M. R.
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!---from the publisher
240 pages 978-0142410370 Ages 8-12
Keywords: classic, humor, school, teachers, fun, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old