A brand new jacket for the classic story, with a never-before-seen illustration by Quentin Blake of Matilda at 30!
October 2019 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.
Discover the other jackets in this special 30th anniversary collection: Matilda as a world traveller (9780241378748) and Matilda as Director of the British Library (9780241378694).
Matilda Wormwood's father thinks she's a little scab. 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. So all these grown-ups had better watch out, because Matilda is going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget.
“A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero”