George's Marvellous Medicine
Publish date: 2003
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
George's Marvellous Medicine is a very short children's book that is enhanced by Quentin Blake's quirky illustrations. George's grandmother isn't very nice so he decides to make her a new medicine with the hopes of improving her temperament. However, things don't go as planned and George manages to ...
"Pour cochons. Contre les démangeaisons, les pieds trop sensibles, les queues sans tire-bouchon et autres cochonneries. Une pilule par jour. Dans les cas graves, on peut en donner deux. Attention! ne jamais dépasser cette dose, sinon le cochon sautera au plafond"!Ses pieds étaient au rez-de-chaussée...
I really enjoyed George's Marvelous Medicine. Having had a truly wicked crazy grandmother, myself, I related to George's plight and probably enjoyed his experiment with the craven old lady just a little too much! How fun! I'm inspired to write a verse in response: Roald Dahl's got it all There's...
Not one of Roald Dahl's best. But the illustrations are as good and funny as ever.
This is the first time I read this book, and I love the humour Dahl has in his children's books. He stays very close to a child's perception. I can't count the times I made witch brews out of the most random things (usually I was sent outside to make them so I wouldn't make a mess). It would have le...