Matilda tells the story of a young girl with extraordinary powers. Despite being belittled and bullied by her family, she never gives up on herself or stops using her talents to make a difference in the world. This uplifting audiobook is perfect for any child who has ever felt misunderstood or underestimated.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for children who have ever felt misunderstood or underestimated.
- The story is inspiring and uplifting.
- The characters are likable and relatable.
- The audiobook is performed by a talented narrator.
- The story can be a bit dark at times
- Some parts may be too challenging for younger children
- The ending is slightly bittersweet
Learn more about the author
Roald Dahl was born in Wales, England, in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in World War II and later became a successful author. Some of his best-known works include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), and James and the Giant Peach. Dahl passed away in 1990 at the age of 74.
“Matilda is one of my all-time favorite books! I’m so excited that it’s now an audiobook. The narrator does a fabulous job of bringing the characters to life. My kids and I listened to it twice in one day!”
“Matilda is one of my favorite books of all time! I’m so excited that there’s an audiobook version now so I can listen to it over and over again. The reader does a fantastic job capturing Matilda’s voice and the different emotions she goes through throughout the story. Highly recommended for fans of Roald Dahl or anyone who enjoys a good underdog story.”
“This charming book is one of my childhood favorites. I love Matilda’s spunk and determination, even in the face of overwhelming odds. The audiobook performance by Kate Winslet is wonderful, and she brings the characters to life.”
“Matilda is one of my favorite books of all time, so I was really excited to listen to the audiobook. Laurie Halse Anderson does an amazing job voicing Matilda and all of the other characters. The story is just as exciting and inspiring as when I read it myself years ago.”