Add your own magic to the story of Matilda with this sticker activity book based on Roald Dahl's beloved classic tale!
Readers of all ages have loved Roald Dahl's Matilda since it was first published in 1988. Matilda—a quietly brilliant five-year-old bookworm—discovers she has amazing magical abilities, and uses them to save her school from the tyranny of its terrible headmistress. This sticker and activity book is filled with drawing and coloring activities, and plenty of puzzles and games to help readers relive Matilda's wonderful story. Quentin Blake's classic illustrations and two sheets of fun stickers round out this extraordinary activity book.
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.
After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children's stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.
Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.
Date of Birth:September 13, 1916
Date of Death:November 23, 1990
Place of Birth:Llandaff, Wales, England
Place of Death:Oxford, England