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There's plenty to explore in Dahl's official site. Just make sure the Trunchbull doesn't catch you.
Quick—get your tickets before it sells out. Here's the site for Matilda the musical, by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin.
Dahl's favorite illustrator, Quentin Blake, has some awesome illustrations for Matilda.
Movie or TV Productions
This fun flick stars Danny DeVito as the wormy Mr. Wormwood, Rhea Perlman as his squirrely wife, and Mara Wilson as Matilda (remember her from Mrs. Doubtfire?).
Articles and Interviews
For you not-so-young adults out there, this article by Margaret Talbot talks about Dahl's legacy and works, including Matilda.
Be sure to check out this interview with Matilda's maker.
Grab your mics, Shmoopers. It's karaoke time.
Check out the trailer for the 1996 movie version.
Watch this awesome scene from the movie featuring Matilda's telekinesis in all its glory. We dare you not to dance along, little bitty pretty ones.
Joely Richardson lends her voice to this reading of your new favorite Dahl book.
Check out the audiobook on YouTube, complete with awesome sound effects. Be sure to click through to part 2!
Listen to interview bits and bobs on the official site. (You'll want to click on "The Man," and then on "An Interview with Roald Dahl.")
Illustrator Quentin Blake lends his whimsical pen to this cover for the 2010 edition of Matilda.
Awesome hairdos all around.
Courtesy of none other than Quentin Blake.
We're adding this one to Shmoop's movie poster collection.