David and Anne are playing chess.
The game of kings.
David’s thinking tactically,
While Anne’s mind is on other things.
Anne plays White, but loses ground… 143 more words
Ms. Agatha Trunchbull is rotten to the core. Unfortunately she is also the headmistress of Matilda’s first school, Crunchem Hall. Since Matilda’s parents could notice a cockroach before they would notice Matilda, it is not until Matilda is six and a half that she is finally enrolled in school. 74 more words
Matilda Wormwood is an exceptionally bright and talented young girl, with exceptionally neglectful parents, and a thug brother. By the time she was two, Matilda had learned what most people don’t know until their thirties: how to take care of things herself. 58 more words