Matilda. Illustrated by Quentin Blake (1988)
Book ID: 66624
Matilda. Illustrated by Quentin Blake. London: Jonathan Cape, 1988. First Edition. Pp 240. Publisher’s red cloth, title in gilt to spine, in pictorial dust jacket. Faint mark to upper corner of endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy.
A classic of modern children’s literature, Dahl’s superb tale of a little girl whose innate genius has her pitted against her inane parents and irate headmistress.
Winner of the Children’s Book Award in the year of its publication