Quotes from Matilda by Roald Dahl 


“My mother goes to Aylesbury every afternoon to play bingo…” pg 10 

Crunchem Hall and Trunchbull: 

“The village school for younger children was a bleak brick building called Crunchem Hall Primary School. It had about two hundred and fifty pupils aged from five to just under 12 years old. The head teacher, the boss, the supreme commander of this establishment, was a formidable middle aged lady whose name was Miss Trunchbull.” pg 60  

“(Miss Trunchbull) was a gigantic holy terror, a fierce tryannical monster who frightened the life out of pupils and teachers alike.” pg 61

Miss Honey: 

“Miss Jennifer Honey was a mild and quiet person who never raised her voice and was seldom seen to smile, but there is no doubt she possessed a rare gift for being adored by every small child under her care.” pg 60-61