Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a terror of a headmistress.
When Matilda is put down by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it!
Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a magical mind. So all the terrible adults had better watch out, because she's going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget!
"Matilda will surely go straight to children's hearts." —The New York Times Book Review