Matilda has read a variety of books, especially at the age of four, when she read many in six months: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.What is the plot of the book Matilda?
Plot summary. 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 neglected by her parents and older brother Michael.What is Matilda the book All About?
Matilda is a lovely little book. It's a book about standing up against bullies (no matter who the bullies are.) It's also a book about learning to live with yourself, about being who you are despite the pressures those who are supposed to love you may exert on your personality.Who are the main characters in the book Matilda?
The Characters Matilda Wormwood is the main character in the story, and of the Matilda characters she is (by far) the most likable. At the beginning of the novel, we are introduced to Matilda as a 4 1/2-years old who possesses an intellect far above her years.