Matilda is about an extra smart little girl named Matilda who loves to read and is much smarter than your average five year old. The problem is, her parents don't support her and her dad is a cheat. When Matilda starts going to kindergarten at a school with the worst principle you can imagine, Miss Trunchbull. She is a former Olympian and is the strongest, meanest, and rudest woman you can every imagine, with all sorts of punishments and tricks up her sleeve. Can Matilda find a way to get her family to understand her and get rid of the Trunchbull?