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Roald Dahl’s “Matilda” Turns 30

  “So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea.” That quote and many others extolling the virtues of reading great books comes from Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Originally published on October 1, 1988, Dahl’s now-classic

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(Children’s) BookNotes, May 31, 2016

@PolisBooks @Redwood_Digital  @PublishersWkly @nzbookcouncil @BFGMovie @roald_dahl @vanityfair A children’s book author admits to using a ghostwriter, a banned book in New Zealand makes its debut stateside, and moviegoers prepare for the film adaptation of the BFG, this week in children’s book news. Six-time Olympic gold medalist Chris Hoy admits using a ghostwriter for his children’s book,

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