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Matilda
Matilda | Roald Dahl
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!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" - David Walliams Now you can listen to MATILDA and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
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vivastory
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Book 11 of #2024Halfway is Dahl's iconic story of the patron saint of bibliophiles: Matilda. I have read a good handful of Dahl's morbid & macabre adult stories & have now read 3 of his books that can be enjoyed by all ages & in the latter category Matilda is a definite favorite. Dahl's wordplay is in top form & Quentin Blake's illustrations are the perfect enhancement to this coming of age story.

vivastory BONUS:
Patricia Highsmith's “Tremor Of Forgery.“ This is a book with more questions than answers & is the most political novel by Highsmith that I have read. The MC is a chameleon like character, similar to Tom Ripley, & this was one that I thought about for days afterwards. Highsmith doesn't hit the reader with clever plot twists but gets under their skin in very subtle ways & will have you questioning motivations. Absolutely fantastic.
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Branwen This is my absolute FAVORITE Dahl story! 2d
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Gissy
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Perfect 😍 4mo
Eggs Excellent choice 👌🏼👌🏼 4mo
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Cintia J
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl

A surprisingly realistic book.

FULL REVIEW: https://abookandateacup.blogspot.com/2022/02/review-matilda.html

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GinaKButler
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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One last book for 2023. It‘s going to satisfy “Read A Children‘s Classic” on a book challenge and will help me hit my goal of reading 30 books on my #unreadbookshelf this year.

#bookspinbingo

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AvidReader25
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

I loved this book so much as a kid. Rereading it with my 7-year-old was so much fun. She was so excited by every new twists. There‘s definitely more name calling than I remembered, but I think that just sticks out to me as a mom. Matilda‘s courage is so fantastic.

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Eggs
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Matilda and Miss Honey typify #FairAndSquare behavior! They are just, precise, eloquent, honest, highly morally developed, and have keen insight with other humans.

#IdiomInsight

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

MissyD I loved reading Mathilda to my students back when I was a teacher 9mo
Eggs I love Dahl‘s books 🤗 @MissyD 9mo
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SaunteringVaguelyDownwards
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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1) My semester starts the day after Labor Day, which is nice for the large number of our students working the tourist season - but it means the last day of exam week is 12/23! End of semester grading will get rough with Christmas prep.

2) Matilda by Roald Dahl is my favorite children's book, and school turns out to be a blessing and a curse for her.

Tagging any other teachers/professors!

#Two4Tuesday
@TheSpineView

TheSpineView Happy Tuesday and thanks for playing! 10mo
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BarkingMadRead
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Listened to most of this on our drive back from Savannah. I‘ll finish it tomorrow while I do a puzzle. Kate Winslet is an amazing narrator!

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Shannon_McKinney
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

Somehow Matilda flew under my radar for my entire life. In typical Dahl fashion dark, but somehow funny, and charming.

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britt_brooke
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Precocious Matilda won me over as expected. There are some really horrible people in this story, but y‘all know Roald Dahl, it‘s darkly funny, clever, and there‘s a fair amount of good, too. Very much enjoyed finally reading this classic!

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britt_brooke
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Never too old to read some Dahl. Grabbing a couple of peach/mango cream ales at our local brewery.
🍺📖✨

#booksandbrews

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britt_brooke
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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School‘s out! I‘m reading Matilda for the first time and enjoying the hell out of it. My boys are swimming to their hearts‘ content in a pretty chilly pool!

#poolsidereading

LeahBergen That all sounds delightful! 13mo
britt_brooke @LeahBergen Hopping into summer full on! ☀️ 13mo
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HeatherBookNerd
Matilda | Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
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Pickpick

Delightful. I love Matilda and Miss Honey and how they saved each other.

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keys_on_fire
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

Fantasy-realism? Is that a thing? Cuz that‘s how this book makes me feel. I struggled at first because the characters were so over the top, but it also gave me Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle vibes. Thoroughly enjoyed Matilda‘s revenge and I love the illustrator!
#readysetread @Clwojick

Clwojick I love the movie, but I haven‘t read the book in ages! 🧡 1y
goodbyefrancie I have always adored this story! 1y
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LeftyDv
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

Saw the theater presentation on Friday and chose to check out the source material on our snow day. Obviously, this children‘s book was a delightful one-day read that made me giggle. It abruptly ends, but it is a children‘s book after all. I found the vocabulary to be wonderful. Dahl clearly thought highly of children and their ability to develop a strong language register. Shout out to my nephew for loaning me the book!

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juleskr02
Matilda | Roald Dahl

“I‘m afraid men are not always quite as clever as they think they are.”

-Mrs. Wormwood, The Platinum-Blond Man

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juleskr02
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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a must read for an elementary schooler, i cant believe this was my first time reading a book by mr. dahl! i loved that it showed a somewhat dark reality to childhood, and dahl writes brilliantly in his personal narration. i adored this, even with my constant comparing it to both the film and musical adaptations!

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Q84
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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I don't know about "A" Favorite but here are some I love:
? Matilda
? Pride and Prejudice
? The House With the Clock in the Walls
? How the Grinch Stole Christmas
? A Christmas Carol

I'm sure I could add more but these are some of my favorites off the top of my head.
@ozma.of.oz #SundayFunday

mommyincolortv Right now its Interview With A Vampire 2y
BookmarkTavern Which adaptation of A Christmas Carol is your favorite? Thank you for posting! 2y
Q84 @ozma.of.oz I have no idea. I guess maybe I'll have to watch as many as I can this season. I didn't realize there were so many. Now I'll have to try them all. 2y
BookmarkTavern I love the Muppet Christmas Carol and the one with Patrick Stewart. ❤️ 2y
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CogsOfEncouragement
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Day 31 of #scarathlondailyprompts is trick. Matilda is the master.
#TeamSlaughter #scarathlon

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sarah-bear
Matilda | Roald Dahl

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”

Love this book and Matilda‘s love for books❤️

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Tera0707
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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My newest tattoo #matilda

TheBookHippie Oh I love it. 2y
KarenUK 😍😍😍 2y
LiteraryinLawrence Loooooooove!! 2y
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AmyG Fabulous! 2y
Caroline2 ❤️ 2y
marleed Nice! 2y
julesG 😍😍 2y
Gissy Beautiful!😍📚❤️ 2y
Oryx Wonderful 2y
Linsy Love this!!! 2y
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mybookstagram
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl

“So Matilda‘s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”

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mybookstagram
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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I appreciate Matilda‘s brilliance, magic and courage. She has the power to triumph over evil like her dad who is notoriously known for selling poor quality second-hand cars and her demon-like headmistress Miss Trunchball. Despite obstacles she may face, she could scare away Miss Trunchball with her power to move chalks straight up and get them write something frightening to her.

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BriannaT
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Pickpick

Such a cute cover! My sister watched the movie Matilda so often while we were kids that I can probably quote most of the movie, I just never read it till now. It‘s on my little scratch-off 100 Book Bucket List, so when I saw it in a lending library box, I snatched it up!

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Katie.happens
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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I finally read a children‘s classic. One of my students gave it to me and told me I was his Ms. Honey. He was such a blessing, I was so lucky to have him in class.

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AllDebooks
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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#alphabetgame #letterM

@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

The BEST Roald Dahl imo

Also have to include Mountains of the mind by Robert Macfarlane.
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2003/nov/13/guardianfirstbookaward2003.gurardi...

batsy So good! 💕 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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jb72
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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#wondrouswednesday

🌸 I read most days

🌼 It‘s something I enjoy so making time isn‘t an issue

🌺 My two favorite genres are nonfiction and horror

Thanks for the tag @jimfields3

Eggs Thanks for playing 🤗📚👏🏻 2y
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jb72
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! 2y
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hannah-leeloo
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Thanks for the tag @Yuki_Onna
#sundayfunday @ozma.of.oz

1. Oh gosh so many choices, I'm going to pick a tree house, in the middle of a woodland forest lol
2. Splintered series when the Queen returns
3. Because it is mine and my kids favourite

Want to play? @curiouserandcurioser @Enchanted_Bibliophile @TheWolfbehindTheEyes and @rabbitprincess

BookmarkTavern Matilda is a great pick! Thank you for sharing! 💖 2y
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SarahBookInterrupted
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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I read this with my 3 kids. It was so different from the movie. I did need to explain some of the abuse and language to the kids but I think that Miss Trunchbull was so outrageous for them that they couldn‘t imagine a real teacher like that. So, it turned out to be fine. They thought it was funny for me to use “bad” words while reading. They all loved the book with her superpowers in her eyes and the naughty things Matilda did to the mean adults.

Gissy So good that you explained your kids those violent parts. I didn‘t expect the book to be like that. They talk even about suicide thoughts, which is good to talk about but is good to have an adult to explain it and what to do. The teacher tells those feelings to a child? 🤦🏽‍♀️ 2y
SarahBookInterrupted @Gissy I do find Roald Dahl books all have a dark side to them. I find I‘m usually explaining them, but it‘s a good opportunity to discuss issues with kids without it being in “real” life. They can so easily hear about all these things on the news or at school. Which I think is more difficult for them to get the lesson or information. 2y
Gissy @SarahBookInterrupted You are right🤗 2y
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AvidReader25
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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My silly kiddos wanted to recreate Matilda‘s book stacks from my shirt. 😍📚

Alfoster Adorable!🥰 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 2y
marleed So cute! 2y
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JamieArc Great photo! 📚❤️ 2y
LiteraryinLawrence Aww, great idea! 2y
BkClubCare Love this! 💕 2y
LeahBergen So cute!! 💕💕 2y
batsy Love it! 💕 2y
Cathythoughts Brilliant 💕 2y
RaeLovesToRead 😄🥰 2y
mabell How fun! 2y
Leftcoastzen So cute! 2y
Chelsea.Poole Adorable! 2y
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Twainy
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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An old favorite & it‘s a hardcover illustrated edition! ❣️#BookOutlet

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Kshakal
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Eggs Perfect 🤩 2y
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SusanLee
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Eggs Well done! 2y
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Eggs
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Miss Honey loves books and tea parties and flowers, and being a mom to Matilda 💗

#Readers #MayMoms @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

Twainy This is my 6 year old niece‘s favorite book. 2y
Eggs @Twainy 💗 Roald Dahl 💗 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 2y
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WanderingBookaneer
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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The roller derby / literary mashup I did not know I needed. (Posted on Instagram by JammerCandy.)

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hannah-leeloo
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Love this Matilda artwork. So so pretty 😍 a great representation of the reading world and magic #roalddahl #matilda #bookmagic #nature #reading #freedom

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HeathHof
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Found these at my local book store & couldn't resist a little midweek pick me up 😁

Gissy I have the bookmark but those socks are gorgeous 🧦 😍I need them😱😉 2y
EvieBee Soooooo cute! 😍😍 2y
Avanders Hello - could you let me know when your #sss package was sent? If you already told me, sorry I‘ve misplaced it! 🔮🦠 2y
UwannaPublishme 😍😍😍 2y
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thegirlwiththelibrarybag
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Well today was annoying.
Low point : my book trolley tipping over while exiting the lift, books loudly went everywhere and yet no one noticed? 🤨
High point : impressing a kid with my amazing recall for books and authors - tales of a fourth grade nothing-BLUME, drama - TELGEMEIER (I impressed the librarian with that one), first HP book - too easy.

julesG Tea and a good book at the end of this day. 2y
Kayla.Adriena This is awesome! Not the part about your cart tipping over though 2y
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TheSpineView
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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#ThinkPositiveBePositive @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks

To play post a positive quote and tag a Litten friend or two.

@fredamans @JenReadsAlot @bthegood @OriginalCyn620 @Eggs @Nute

Quote from the book Matilda by Roald Dahl

Eggs Thanks for the tag 🥰 2y
OriginalCyn620 Thanks for the tag! 😊 2y
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JenReadsAlot Thanks for the tag 😊 2y
fredamans Thanks for the tag! 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Love it!! 💛📚 2y
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Addison_Reads
Matilda | Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
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#SavvySettings @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Eggs

No matter how old I get, this book and movie will always be one I read and watch over and over again. Although the school #Campus is a bit rough at first, Matilda figures out how to navigate it quite well. 😁

Cathythoughts This makes me smile 😀 (edited) 2y
Eggs Just watched this with granddaughter 🙌🏻🙌🏻 2y
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Gissy
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Mehso-so

Mixed feelings with this book😳Of course I love Matilda and her passion for books. Love also her beautiful relationship with her teacher, Miss Honey. But there are so much abuse in this story, physical and psychological from the headmaster and her parents. It was terrible, no funny at all to me. Then you have Miss Honey talking with a 5 year old girl about her problems including family suicide ? What? I was struggling with all this abuse😬😠3⭐️

Gissy Love this edition with yellow sprayed pages

March 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#WelshAuthor
2y
Gissy Love this edition with yellow sprayed pages

March 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#WelshAuthor
2y
BookmarkTavern I had the same feeling when I read this to my nibling. 2y
TheAromaofBooks Great progress!!! 2y
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AllDebooks
Matilda | Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
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Oh happy day
Happy World Book Day y'all

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest (people) of the past centuries.” - Descartes

#worldbookday #wob

julieclair Love the Descartes quote. So true! 2y
AllDebooks @julieclair yes, me too x 2y
Bklover Matilda❤️! 2y
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sdbruening
Matilda | Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
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Mehso-so

Geez, so dark. It really seems like Roald Dahl‘s terrible experiences in school really affect his writing of children‘s stories. Her parents and Miss Trunchbull are really idiot tyrants. Disturbingly so. As a teacher, this was hard to read…

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JuliaTheBookNerd
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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What better lover of books for today‘s #BookLove prompt than Matilda ❤️📚 #ItHadToBeYou 💖

#BookNerd 🤓💙📚

Eggs Oh perfect! Is that your personal library? If so, WOW 😮 ❣️ 2y
JuliaTheBookNerd @Eggs This is only part of my library 🤪 I have a book buying addiction 😬 (edited) 2y
Oryx Beautiful shelves 😍 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Beautiful 📚❤️ 2y
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kam01
Matilda / Matilda | Roald Dahl
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I read this as a child along with other Roald Dahl books. They were my go to books.

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Verity
Matilda | Roald Dahl
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Guess where I was last night!

GondorGirl So cool! How was it? 2y
Verity @GondorGirl it was wonderful. So lovely. Still have the songs stuck in my head! 2y
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