Sophie often sees old Mr Jenkins walking his Labrador puppy, Buttons, and wishes she could have a dog of her own just like her. Buttons loves the outdoors and is always running off even though she knows she shouldn’t. Then one day, Sophie sees Buttons climb out of the window. She thinks she’s running away again, but Buttons isn’t playing around this time – something at home is very wrong, but how can she let Sophie know…?
Matilda Wormwood’s father thinks she’s a little scab. Matilda’s mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And Matilda’s headmistress Miss Trunchbull? Well, she’s the worst of all. She is a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. As for Matilda, she’s an extraordinary little girl with a [...]