Hey, Book Lovers. What better way to soothe the ADHD wanderings of my mind by aimlessly wandering around the internet and browsing books? Certainly not breaking news, as I spend an embarrassing amount of time on bookstore and publisher websites. Anyway, today’s find is quite possibly the book that fueled my need to read when I was 8 years old.
And, this 2013 hardback edition is everything I could ever need:
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Definitely “takes the cake” for the best version of Roald Dahl’s now classic tale of that intelligent child named Matilda. I will openly admit that for years after reading this for the first time (and probably a couple more within that same year), I desperately wanted to have the telepathic sort of magic that Matilda is graced with. I spent lots of time “practicing,” or rather, just checking to make sure I still couldn’t move things with my mind.
This gorgeous edition is going on my wishlist, to either buy at my next opportunity or pass on in a birthday gift list, as my birthday’s just over a month away!