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Matilda
By Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date April 21, 1988
Pages 192
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780224025720
ISBN-10 0224025724
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $26.50
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Matilda is an exceptional girl, but her parents think she is just a nuisance. When one day she is attacked by her odious headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to avenge herself.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. Good, First edition, first impression. 240pp. Delightfully illustrated in line by Quentin Blake. Pages clean throughout bar some grubby marks here and there. Unfortunately, the front free endpaper has been neatly torn out, but the present pages remain un-inscribed. Bound within bright red boards with gold gilt lettering to spine; grubby marks to upper and lower with light rubbing to top and tail of spine, lightly shaken. Fore-edges foxed. Displayed within original unclipped (£8.50) pictorial dustwrapper; bright and colourful with glossy surface lightly scratched, creasing to spine and light wear to edges, slight discolouration to front and back blurb.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780142424278 Book cover for 9780224025720 Book cover for 9780224083881 Book cover for 9780425287675
 
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | from Puffin (September 6, 2016)
9780425287675 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $16.99
About: This collectable hardcover edition will feature a beautiful cover and deluxe packaging, including blue interior text and illustrations!
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | Reissue edition from Puffin (February 7, 2013)
9780142424278 | details & prices | 232 pages | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.65 lbs | List price $16.99
About: This beloved Roald Dahl title is now available in a gorgeous hardcover classic edition.
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | from Gardners Books (September 2, 2010)
9780224083881 | details & prices | 294 pages | 5.25 × 7.25 × 1.25 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.45
About: Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinay child with thoroughly ordinary and rather unpleasant parents, who are contemptuous of their daughter’s prodigious talents.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | from Gardners Books (April 21, 1988)
9780224025720 | details & prices | 192 pages | List price $26.50
About: Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780141365466 Book cover for 9780142425381
 
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | from Gardners Books (February 11, 2016)
9780141365466 | details & prices | 256 pages | List price $11.45
About: Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Puffin (February 7, 2013)
9780142425381 | details & prices | 232 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.40 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Now a musical!
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439554098
 
With Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (September 18, 2008)
9781439554098 | details & prices | 232 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 3-4 | 0.56 lbs | List price $15.99

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