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Matilda.

by DAHL, Roald

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Jonathan Cape, London., 1988. First edition. Octavo. 240 pages. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.Front free endpaper very faintly tanned. Just a hint of spotting to edges, otherwise fine in near-fine dustwrapper with light spotting to the flaps.

Roald Dahl does it again with his tale of little Matilda . Matilda is a genius. She knows that, and so does her teacher Miss Honey, but every other adult in her life is short-sighted and mean.  Can this odd, lovable little girl manage to find a better family to live with? Prijs van de Nederlandse Kinderjury (1989) , Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Read Aloud (1990), Younger Readers (1997) (1990) , Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (1991) , Blue Peter Book Award for Voter's Award - Book that Made Me Laugh the Loudest (2000) , Red House Children's Book Award (1989) ...more Red House Children's Book Award (1989) , Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Book Award for Book Award (1991) , Massachusetts Children's Book Award (1992) , Nevada Young Readers' Award for Intermediate Category (1992) , Beehive Awards for Children's Fiction (1991) , Virginia Readers' Choice for Elementary (1990) , Indian Paintbrush Book Award (1991)


  • Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: DAHLROAL004904
  • Title: Matilda.
  • Author: DAHL, Roald
  • Book condition: Used
  • Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London.
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: children's


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