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Matilda

Authors: Dahl, Roald
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JUV037000, JUV001000, JUV007000
ISBN: 9780593203378, Related ISBNs: 014034294X, 0140379851, 0141301066, 0141341246, 0141365463
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: Now a musical! 

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 menacing, kid-hating 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!

Here is Roald Dahl's original novel of a little girl with extraordinary powers. This much-loved story has recently been made into a wonderful new musical, adapted by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.
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