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Matilda

Matilda

by Roald Dahl Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Poor, misunderstood Matilda fights back against an unappreciative world through a hidden talent: Matilda is the world's greatest practical joker! Little effort is needed to put one over on her obnoxious parents, but can shy little Matilda handle the formidable headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and win the respect of every kid in school? Yes!

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
5.2
Lexile Measure
840L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Viking Books
Number of Pages
240
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Roald Dahl Roald Dahl, one of the greatest story-tellers of all time, started writing after nearly dying in a plane crash in World War II. His first children's novel, James and the Giant Peach , was followed by an unbroken string of hugely successful, best-selling titles.
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