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Nurse Matilda by Christianna Brand, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone


Once upon a time there was a huge family of children; and they were terribly, terribly naughty ... So begins Nurse Matilda, the first of three books about the no-nonsense nanny who uses magic to rein in the mischievous children in her charge - and changes their lives forever. This covetable, highly collectable new hardback edition of a timeless classic is packed with episode after episode of mischief, mayhem and hilarity, all accompanied by Edward Ardizzone's beautiful original illustrations. The inspiration for the much-loved film Nanny McPhee, starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth, Nurse Matilda overflows with naughtiness, wit and timeless humour - the perfect gift for mischief-makers both young and old!
Full of such inventive naughtiness - it may be better to keep these away from your children - Emma Thompson 
Just as some musicians are endowed with perfect pitch, Ardizzone had a perfect sense of tone - Shirley Hughes 

Number of pages: 144 
Weight: 204 g 
Dimensions: 182 x 129 mm