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‘Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.’ – Groucho Marx


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.

Posts about Matilda

Wednesday 17th October

#147 - Matilda the Musical - musical based on the book Matilda by Roald Dahl. Adapted by Dennis Kelly with music by Tim Minchin, the musical had a trial run from November 2010 - January 2011 with the Royal Shakespeare Company it then had its West End debut in November 2011 and opened in Australia in sydney in august 2015. -p

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Just a Quote

Meet the Judges: Siyan

The Inky Award judges have 20 books to read in two months and the shadow judges had a month to read two books each... so I set them some extra work! I asked them to tell us a bit about themselves so we can get to know them a bit...

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