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by Roald Dahl


Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Illustrated by Quentin Blake. Published by the Penguin Group. Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England. And all of it is conveyed with the hallmarks of Dahl's storytelling: larger than life characters, scenes of comic excess that are sometimes tinged with savage overtones and just a little bit of magic to allow for unusual possibilities.

Roald Dahl's Matilda won the Children's Book Award shortly after it was published in 1988, and it has continued to delight audiences ever since. Matilda was Roald Dahl's last long children's book. Matilda: This World Book Day. Meet the Characters. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village. Some curious warmth that was almost tangible shone out of Miss Honey's face when she spoke to a confused and homesick newcomer to the class.

Matilda is a book by British writer Roald Dahl. It was published in 1988 by Jonathan Cape in London, with 232 pages and illustrations by Quentin Blake. It was adapted as an audio reading by actress Kate Winslet, a 1996 feature film directed by Danny DeVito, a two-part BBC Radio 4 programme starring Lauren Mote as Matilda, Emerald O'Hanrahan as Miss Honey, Nichola McAuliffe as Miss Trunchbull and narrated by Lenny Henry, and a 2010 musical.

Illustrations by Quentin Blake. It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. VIKING KESTREL For. Michael and Lucy. 1-. The Reader of Books. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful. Some parents go further. They become so blinded by adoration they manage to convince themselves their child has qualities of genius. Well, there is nothing very wrong with all this. It's the way of the world.

Roald Dahl, while keeping the plot moving imaginatively, also has an unerring ear for emotional truth. The reader cares about Matilda because in addition to all her other gifts, she has real feelings.

Matilda by Roald Dahl.

Matilda is a 1988 children's novel written by Roald Dahl. The book was, published by Jonathan Cape and illustrated by Quentin Blake and consisted of 232 pages. The book later adapted the film of the same name. Matilda is a girl of unusual precocity, who is incredibly intelligent but often ill-treated by her father or neglected by her mother.

Roald Dahl - Matilda. Matilda ist ein Wunderkind, verständig und blitzgescheit. As the book begins, our heroes are shooting into the sky in a glass elevator, headed for destinations unknown. Ihr Verstand ist so hell und scharf, daß er selbst den beschränktesten Eltern auffallen müßte. Aber Herr und Frau Wurmwald sind dermaßen unterbelichtet und oberflächlich, daß sie nicht imstande sind, das Außergewöhnliche an ihrer Tochter zu entdecken. In der Schule geht es Matilda nicht besser. Sie langweilt sich und gilt als Nervensäge.

Score! Matilda reads her first Dickens book-no sweat. So Mrs. Phelps builds her a reading list, and teaches her about the importance of reading

The book begins with the narrator talking generally about how most parents think their own kids are the best things since sliced bread. See, the problem is, not all children can be the best thing since sliced bread. Score! Matilda reads her first Dickens book-no sweat. Phelps builds her a reading list, and teaches her about the importance of reading. Along the way, Mrs. Phelps realizes that Matilda's parents are just the worst, but she doesn't really do anything to interfere in Matilda's family life.

Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. Good, First edition, first impression. 240pp. Delightfully illustrated in line by Quentin Blake. Pages clean throughout bar some grubby marks here and there. Unfortunately, the front free endpaper has been neatly torn out, but the present pages remain un-inscribed. Bound within bright red boards with gold gilt lettering to spine; grubby marks to upper and lower with light rubbing to top and tail of spine, lightly shaken. Fore-edges foxed. Displayed within original unclipped (£8.50) pictorial dustwrapper; bright and colourful with glossy surface lightly scratched, creasing to spine and light wear to edges, slight discolouration to front and back blurb.

Matilda epub download

ISBN13: 978-0224025720

ISBN: 0224025724

Author: Roald Dahl

Category: Books for children

Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life

Language: English

Publisher: Jonathan Cape; First Edition edition (1988)

Pages: 192 pages

ePUB size: 1633 kb

FB2 size: 1526 kb

Rating: 4.1

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Vizuru
Okay, first off I don't know why it's taken me so long to read MATILDA. My only excuse? There are a lot of great middle grade books out there. However, every time I watch the Danny DeVito film version I promise myself I will read the book. So now I have. Did I enjoy it? Absolutely. I love Roald Dahl's whimsically fun voice. Is MATILDA perfect? Absolutely not. I know I am treading on hallowed ground with some people, and to those people I extend my heartfelt apologies, but for me MATILDA does have a few issues. The dialog is often stilted and unrealistic. Yes, I know it's a fantasy, but the characters should still speak like real human beings. The writing style is overly simplistic for today's middle grade reader, although I am certain it was appropriate for its time. It seems to have multiple antagonists. You think it's her father at first, then later on its the Trunchbull. Matilda's goal early on is ill-defined, and there is no central goal throughout the book. And finally, the ending is too abrupt for my taste. I would have loved for there to be a "...and they lived happily ever after...", or some such thing. As for the Matilda herself, I loved her character, but do we really want to teach kids that it is all right to take revenge on their parents if their parents do something they don't like? Yes, she had terrible parents, but that's poor justification. For all of these reasons I gave it four stars and not five, but I still thoroughly enjoyed it. It is fun and funny, heartwarming and touching. Is it perfect? No. But I'll take a billion imperfectly perfect books just like it.
Vizuru
Okay, first off I don't know why it's taken me so long to read MATILDA. My only excuse? There are a lot of great middle grade books out there. However, every time I watch the Danny DeVito film version I promise myself I will read the book. So now I have. Did I enjoy it? Absolutely. I love Roald Dahl's whimsically fun voice. Is MATILDA perfect? Absolutely not. I know I am treading on hallowed ground with some people, and to those people I extend my heartfelt apologies, but for me MATILDA does have a few issues. The dialog is often stilted and unrealistic. Yes, I know it's a fantasy, but the characters should still speak like real human beings. The writing style is overly simplistic for today's middle grade reader, although I am certain it was appropriate for its time. It seems to have multiple antagonists. You think it's her father at first, then later on its the Trunchbull. Matilda's goal early on is ill-defined, and there is no central goal throughout the book. And finally, the ending is too abrupt for my taste. I would have loved for there to be a "...and they lived happily ever after...", or some such thing. As for the Matilda herself, I loved her character, but do we really want to teach kids that it is all right to take revenge on their parents if their parents do something they don't like? Yes, she had terrible parents, but that's poor justification. For all of these reasons I gave it four stars and not five, but I still thoroughly enjoyed it. It is fun and funny, heartwarming and touching. Is it perfect? No. But I'll take a billion imperfectly perfect books just like it.
Madi
My ten-year-old daughter reads very well, just not very much. The struggle is mostly in finding material and/or subject matter to engage her. She recently discovered Roald Dahl through her school librarian, and subsequently, she enthusiastically enjoyed James and the Giant Peach. When she asked for more by the same writer, Matilda became her first chapter-book download to her Kindle. She is loving it just as much and is in the e-book every night. She noses into it, asks me a million questions, and I can hear her laughing and/or gasping as the action unfolds. While I have not read Matilda myself, I am giving it five stars for thoroughly captivating my daughter.
Madi
My ten-year-old daughter reads very well, just not very much. The struggle is mostly in finding material and/or subject matter to engage her. She recently discovered Roald Dahl through her school librarian, and subsequently, she enthusiastically enjoyed James and the Giant Peach. When she asked for more by the same writer, Matilda became her first chapter-book download to her Kindle. She is loving it just as much and is in the e-book every night. She noses into it, asks me a million questions, and I can hear her laughing and/or gasping as the action unfolds. While I have not read Matilda myself, I am giving it five stars for thoroughly captivating my daughter.
Asyasya
Great story and so fun to read aloud. It is told with a sense of humor, wit, and mischief that any kid will love. I grew up loving this story so much that I have a daughter named Matilda now.
Asyasya
Great story and so fun to read aloud. It is told with a sense of humor, wit, and mischief that any kid will love. I grew up loving this story so much that I have a daughter named Matilda now.
Shaktiktilar
My daughter and I read this book together as part of her homeschool curriculum. It was interested because she noted what she thought were several spelling errors. I had to tell her that there are two forms of English. Anyway, the storyline was quite amusing. The book made me chuckle from beginning to end.I think I really loved how the main character's happy ending didn't come in the predictable form of her parents learning their lesson. I find myself using Matilda as a way to encourage my own daughter to read by pointing out to her how Matilda became extremely super intelligent by reading tons of books. This is definitely a book that the whole family can enjoy. After reading the book we watched the movie and did a comparison analysis as well.
Shaktiktilar
My daughter and I read this book together as part of her homeschool curriculum. It was interested because she noted what she thought were several spelling errors. I had to tell her that there are two forms of English. Anyway, the storyline was quite amusing. The book made me chuckle from beginning to end.I think I really loved how the main character's happy ending didn't come in the predictable form of her parents learning their lesson. I find myself using Matilda as a way to encourage my own daughter to read by pointing out to her how Matilda became extremely super intelligent by reading tons of books. This is definitely a book that the whole family can enjoy. After reading the book we watched the movie and did a comparison analysis as well.
Vivaral
I want to be like Matilda after reading this book. No, I want to have been like Matilda. No, I actually want to travel back to my elementary school days and feel the hotness in my eyes and lift a couple nasty teachers and bash them on the ceiling, and then do the same to a couple girls who bullied me, and…but I’m getting carried away. What a splendid sarcastic feast of a story. Oh, the pranks Matilda pulls! Retaliating against her, well, not perfectly perfect parents. And the horrible headmistress Trunchbull! Oh, writing her must have been a feast for Roald Dahl! And Matilda herself, a little adorable super-nerd who at age five can read Dickens and multiply three-digit numbers in her head. And the language, the jokes, the humor. How did I not read this book before? It took me to become an adult to read this little gem.
Vivaral
I want to be like Matilda after reading this book. No, I want to have been like Matilda. No, I actually want to travel back to my elementary school days and feel the hotness in my eyes and lift a couple nasty teachers and bash them on the ceiling, and then do the same to a couple girls who bullied me, and…but I’m getting carried away. What a splendid sarcastic feast of a story. Oh, the pranks Matilda pulls! Retaliating against her, well, not perfectly perfect parents. And the horrible headmistress Trunchbull! Oh, writing her must have been a feast for Roald Dahl! And Matilda herself, a little adorable super-nerd who at age five can read Dickens and multiply three-digit numbers in her head. And the language, the jokes, the humor. How did I not read this book before? It took me to become an adult to read this little gem.
Vispel
Such a great classic. Matilda has been one of my favorites since I was a child. I in turn bought this as a birthday gift for my 12 year old daughter. I feel Matilda is relatable. The characters are corky and funny. This book really made imagination fly as a kid. I love how Matilda learns to love herself and appreciate her abilities, even when her life was lonely and hard. She over came, it's a Lovely story.
Vispel
Such a great classic. Matilda has been one of my favorites since I was a child. I in turn bought this as a birthday gift for my 12 year old daughter. I feel Matilda is relatable. The characters are corky and funny. This book really made imagination fly as a kid. I love how Matilda learns to love herself and appreciate her abilities, even when her life was lonely and hard. She over came, it's a Lovely story.
Sirara
There is a certain kind of wit possessed by Roald Dahl that just captures the imagination with such clarity and perceptiveness, he cannot help but leave his readers spellbound. This is the case with Matilda. Its characters are intricately fashioned from the depths of Dahl's mind, perhaps springing from deep within the memory of a young impressionable boy where villains are caricatured to larger-than-life proportions, heroes are triumphantly vindicated, and the ending leaves one with a resonance to be savored with a smile. Roald Dahl is a master storyteller who understands the world of a child with all its strange, chaotic, incomprehensible and splendid possibilities. Fears loom like tall dark shapeless shadows, while the wonders of life sparkle with an ethereal glow. Matilda is my favorite of Roald Dahl's books, and an example of his talents at their finest. It is a story to be enjoyed again and again.
Sirara
There is a certain kind of wit possessed by Roald Dahl that just captures the imagination with such clarity and perceptiveness, he cannot help but leave his readers spellbound. This is the case with Matilda. Its characters are intricately fashioned from the depths of Dahl's mind, perhaps springing from deep within the memory of a young impressionable boy where villains are caricatured to larger-than-life proportions, heroes are triumphantly vindicated, and the ending leaves one with a resonance to be savored with a smile. Roald Dahl is a master storyteller who understands the world of a child with all its strange, chaotic, incomprehensible and splendid possibilities. Fears loom like tall dark shapeless shadows, while the wonders of life sparkle with an ethereal glow. Matilda is my favorite of Roald Dahl's books, and an example of his talents at their finest. It is a story to be enjoyed again and again.
Absolutely LOVED it!
Best $7.99 I spent on a book experience to share with my son.
At 8 years old, my son doesn't always love the books I choose for him, but having grown up reading Roald Dahl classics, I figured he HAS to like it, even just a little bit.
I read the whole book out loud to him, and he kept begging for more. It reignited his passion for reading, and stories... and now I want to get another Roald Dahl classic!!
Absolutely LOVED it!
Best $7.99 I spent on a book experience to share with my son.
At 8 years old, my son doesn't always love the books I choose for him, but having grown up reading Roald Dahl classics, I figured he HAS to like it, even just a little bit.
I read the whole book out loud to him, and he kept begging for more. It reignited his passion for reading, and stories... and now I want to get another Roald Dahl classic!!