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 ...
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...
I recently received a box of books that my daughter had shipped to me for safe keeping and nestled in amongst all those text books on economics, environmental studies and globalization was this little paperback, one that I’d never read before. That would never do – I’m a sucker for kid’s books and l...