Author(s): tbc (Illustrator); Katy Finch (Designed by)
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 a world traveller - one of the careers that Quentin Blake himself has imagined that Matilda might have at 30 years old.
A remarkable child with a magical mind.
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: Astrophysicist
Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.
Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.