The original, magical story with a brand new cover from Quentin Blake!
October 2018 marks 30 years since Matilda was published! This brand new jacket comes with a never-before-seen illustration of Matilda as an astrophysicist- one of the careers that Quentin Blake himself has imagined that Matilda might have at 30 years old.
Reunite with some of the greatest (and most ghastly) characters in history!
A remarkable child with a magical mind.
The kindest, cleverest and most caring teacher.
Mr and Mrs Wormwood
Matilda's parents - liars, swindlers and TV addicts.
Headmistress of Crunchem Hall and the world's biggest bully.
These are just some of the unforgettable characters from this classic story by the world's number one storyteller - now with a brand-new cover design from Quentin Blake to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of Matilda.
Matilda at 30: Chief Executive of the British Library
Matilda at 30: World Traveller
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.