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You could be jetting off to New York for the family holiday of a lifetime!
Also, you’ll enjoy an exclusive meet-and-greet with Mara Wilson, star of the iconic movie Matilda at a cool location. And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also go on a sightseeing cruise in the New York Harbour and a tour of the New York Public Library, so you can share your favourite moments from Roald Dahl’s stories.

How to enter

  1. To enter answer this question:
    What is the name of Matilda’s Headteacher?Here’s a clue: Matilda demonstrates the need to stand up for what you believe is right and that, even when you feel the most SMALL and powerless, you can stand up to BIG bullies (even those as big as the terrifying Miss Trunchbull – Crunchem Hall’s dastardly headteacher), change tough circumstances for the better and even write your own story...
  2. Complete the entry form below, including your answer.
  3. If you are a winner, we will send an email to the address you entered, letting you know what you have won.


Here’s what you could win!

A family holiday inspired by Roald Dahl’s Matilda.
Travel dates can be selected between 1 June – 15 September 2019
Prize package includes:

Return flights from London to New York, courtesy of Virgin Atlantic.
Return private airport transfers in New York.
3 nights’ luxury hotel accommodation (4* min) in New York, based on sharing a family room.
Daily breakfast.
Meet-and-greet experience with Mara Wilson, star of Matilda.
Sightseeing cruise in the New York Harbour.
Tour of the New York Public Library.

Meet Mara Wilson
Sightseeing cruise in the New York Harbour
Tour of the New York Public Library

Fantastic Runners-Up Prizes

PLUS 10 runners-up will win the ultimate booky prize every week from 28 February – 31 March

  • £10/ €10 of National Book Tokens
  • The brand new Matilda’s How To Be a Genius, Matilda, the movie DVD and a marvellous goodie bag packed full of pencils, notebooks and Roald Dahl treasures.

The prize draw will be open 28 February – 31 March 2019.

If you have won the star prize, the promoter will contact you to discuss when you can take your prize.

Please see the full terms & conditions.

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Runners-Up Prizes

Puffin Books National Book Tokens Roald Dahl

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