Penguin presents Roald Dahl's Matilda, read by multi-award-winning actress Kate Winslet.
Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve....
Kate Winslet's award-winning and varied career has included standout roles in Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland, Revolutionary Road, and The Reader, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. Also a highly acclaimed voice artist, she received the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children for Listen to the Storyteller.
©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited
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5 out of 5 stars
By Becky on 13-01-15


It is epic!!!! Best E V E R !!!!!!! E V E R !!!!!!!!! You've got to read it really really really

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5 out of 5 stars
By Ini75 on 10-06-15

What's not to love?

What did you like most about Matilda?

I love every bit of the book. It's thoroughly entertaining and Kate Winslet was spectacular.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Matilda?

Several. I love Mrs Trunchball's encounter in class with smart Nigel 'unless-you-want my-middle-name' Hicks; the part where Lavender put the newt in her cup of water, and of course Matilda.

I think this is the best of Roald Dahl's books.

What about Kate Winslet’s performance did you like?

Everything, she made all the parts come to life.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I laughed all the way through.

Any additional comments?

My children also loved it.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 04-12-17

Best book!

This book i amazing. Great book for all age! It shows that good things come out of bad stuff like Matilda wouldn't of met miss honey if she didn't go to the horrible school. I say all should read this!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Yamino Endo on 21-07-17

Amazing audiobook!

I love the movie and always wanted to read the book, but lack of time always got in the way. Audible saved me.

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