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8 edition of Matilda"s Humdinger found in the catalog.

Matilda"s Humdinger

by Lynn Downey

  • 238 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7428766M
ISBN 100375824030
ISBN 109780375824036
OCLC/WorldCa62895785

Matilda Wormwood, also known by her adoptive name Matilda Honey, is the title character of the bestselling children's novel Matilda by Roald is a highly precocious six and a half year old girl who has a passion for reading books. Her parents do not recognize her great intelligence and show little interest in her, particularly her father, a secondhand car dealer who has performed Created by: Roald Dahl. - Explore SeptemberMuse's board "Matilda by Roald Dahl" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Roald dahl, Matilda and Dahl pins.

Matilda - Chapter The Third Miracle Summary & Analysis Roald Dahl This Study Guide consists of approximately 39 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Matilda. The Book has Three Themes: 1. The Good and Bad Karma The evil people will eventually get what they deserve: the punishment for their action while the good-humoured people will receive a good karma because of their kindness and serenity even at times of difficulty. Towards the end of the book, the antagonists get the.

  Despite this Matilda is a fantastic and entertaining novel and I recommend it to children aged 7 – 12 and a must read for lovers of Roald Dahl. Four out of five stars! Four out of five stars! So Roald Dahl has done it again. His new book will surely go straight to children’s hearts. Wonderfully illustrated with Quentin Blake’s spiky drawings and printed in comfortably sized type, the pages of Matilda contain a complete child’s world. More than any other living writer for children, Mr. Dahl has that world at his fingertips.


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Matilda's Humdinger Library Binding – Octo by Lynn Downey (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lynn Matildas Humdinger book Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Now most of us who are habitual dinner and café eaters know of at least one or two Matildas, and 5/5(1).

Matilda's Humdinger book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Matilda's a waitress at Burt's Diner on Fifth and Main.

And she /5. out of 5 stars HUMDINGER OF A CHILDREN'S BOOK. Reviewed in the United States on March 9, This one is one of my favorite works to read to a group; 5/5. Get this from a library. Matilda's humdinger. [Lynn Downey; Tim Bowers] -- Although Matilda the cat is the worst waitress at Burt's Diner because her mind is usually somewhere else--dueling pirates, lassoing bad guys, or wrestling twisters with one hand tied behind her.

Cartoonish illustrations are toddler friendly with lots of bright colors and visual jokes, but the Western style of the writing seems arbitrary as the diner is in a city. For a humorous picture book story with western flair, try The Three Little Javelinas (), by Susan Lowell, instead.

(Picture book. ) Kirkus ReviewsAuthor: Lynn Downey. This western-tinged tale stars Matilda the cat, one of the worst waitresses ever. She always gets orders wrong, is messy and uncoordinated.

The reason for this poor performance is her constant imaginative storytelling. Customers easily forgive her work deficiencies for the excitement of "lassoin' bad guys or wrestlin' twisters." Burt, the doggy diner owner, likes that the customers are kept in.

Matilda's Humdinger by Lynn Downey A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and. Children's book reviews of kids' picture books, board books, books for beginning and young readers, tween and young adult fiction and nonfiction, and parenting titles - a recommended reading resource for kids, teachers, librarians and parents.

Matilda, Roald Dahl Matilda is a book by British writer Roald Dahl. It was published in It was published in In a small Buckinghamshire village, Matilda Wormwood is a five-and-half-year-old girl of unusual precocity, but she is often ill-treated or /5.

Matilda won the Children's Book Award shortly after it was published inand it has continued to delight audiences ever since. Early drafts of the story were very different to the one we now know.

At first, Matilda was a wicked girl who eventually used her powers to help her teacher solve her financial problems - by fixing a horse race.

Matilda is the world’s most famous bookworm, no thanks to her ghastly parents. Her father thinks she’s a little scab. Her mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And her headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. She’s the worst of all.

She’s a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey/5(). Matilda is a book by British writer Roald was published in by Jonathan Cape in London, with pages and illustrations by Quentin was adapted as an audio reading by actress Kate Winslet; a feature film directed by Danny DeVito; a two-part BBC Radio 4 programme starring Lauren Mote as Matilda, Emerald O'Hanrahan as Miss Honey, Nichola McAuliffe as Miss Trunchbull and Author: Roald Dahl.

Matilda is an extraordinarily gifted four-year-old whose parentsa crass, dishonest used-car dealer and a self-centered, blowsy bingo addictregard her as ``nothing more than a scab.'' Life with her bea.

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TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved. Create a List. List Name Save. A Problem Like Matilda. blowing up into a huge blueberry—the new book seemed unusually savage. According to Dahl’s biographer, Donald Sturrock, his editor was so dismayed by the manuscript.

Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a geniusand they're the stupid ones. Find out how she gets the better of them and her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull as well as discovering that shehas a very special power.

Matilda's Book List show list info. Matilda by Roald Dahl users 5, views made by amandavieira avg. score: 5 of 15 (31%) What Nikki's Going to Read Once Nikki Is Done With Her Book Challenges. The Complete Book List. Load More Book Lists. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back.

It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it. "Matilda will surely go straight to children's hearts." - 4/5(K).

Matilda is a special young hero, avenging adult crimes with her marvelous brainpower. Of course, this is all in the context of Roald Dahl's fantastical imagination, so the physical abuse is cartoonish, and little children can't really do magic, yet there is 4/5. - An assortment of activities for Roald Dahl's book 'Matilda.'.

See more ideas about Roald dahl books, Roald dahl and Matilda pins.Matilda applies her untapped powers to rid the school of the mean Headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.(The book explains, "A Primus is a little camping-stove that you fill with paraffin and you light it at the top and then you pump it to get pressure for the flame" ["]).

She doesn't have running water. Matilda has to go fetch some from the well outside. Matilda does this bravely and even enjoys it a bit.