ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: July 1, 2019
Matilda in Scots
By (author) Roald Dahl; Translated by Anne Donovan; Illustrated by Quentin Blake
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 dreadedChokey.Despite these beastly grownups trying to push her down, Matilda is an extraordinarygirl with a magical mind. And she’s had enough.So all the terrible adults had better watch out, because she’s going to teach them alesson they’ll never forget!This translation into Scots is a timely addition to the growing number of high qualitybooks available to children and young people to read in the wonderfully rich andexpressive Scots language.