Matilda is the main character who is unwanted by her parents but they do not know that she is smarter then her age bracket is. When she goes to school she makes a friend called Lavender. The principal of the school is Miss Trunchbull. Miss Trunchbull is really mean and puts poor Matilda into the chokey. The chokey is a punishment for when the students are naughty. Matilda’s teacher is Miss Honey and she is lovely compared to Miss Trunchbull. Matilda can move objects with her eyes which is amazing. In the end Matilda gets adopted by Miss Honey and lives happily ever after.