Matilda’s mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda’s headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she’s the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. As for Matilda, she’s an extraordinary little girl with a magical mind – and now she’s had enough.
05 January 2017
“One of the funniest, most heart-warming books you’ll ever read.”
- Quote from young personat the Southbank YA Weekender