George's Marvellous Medicine is one of Roald Dahl's most brilliant tales of naughtiness. Find Quentin Blake's illustrious illustrations in full-colour for this wonderful 30th anniversary edition. Most grandmas are kind and helpful ladies. Not George's grandma. She's a grumpy and grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson. So when it ...
George's Marvellous Medicine is one of Roald Dahl's most brilliant tales of naughtiness. Find Quentin Blake's illustrious illustrations in full-colour for this wonderful 30th anniversary edition. Most grandmas are kind and helpful ladies. Not George's grandma. She's a grumpy and grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson. So when it's time for her medicine, George concocts a bubbling, frothing, marvelous mixture, which is guaranteed to send her through the roof ..."A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero". David Walliams with an exciting look into Roald Dahl's world Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin. Very good in very good dust jacket. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations to text. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to cover edges. Some marks to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to page margins. Wrapper is foxed, with fading to spine and a few nicks to corners; edge-creased. [S]
Blake, Quentin. Good in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 96pp; boards lightly worn, with minor discoloration to bottom edge; jacket unclipped, but edgeworn and fading, but with heavy fading to spine for the bottom 3.5cm.
Publishers Weekly, 2002-06-17 Knopf includes George's Marvelous Medicine and Fantastic Mr. Fox in its roster of handsomely redesigned hardcover Roald Dahl reissues. In the first novel, George comes up with a potion to improve the mood of his grumpy grandma; the second centers on the efforts of farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean to catch the titular thief. Both feature Quentin Blake's original illustrations and include an interview with the author. (June) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Publishers Weekly, 1991-09-20 In a typically wicked Dahl outing, a lad named George does away with his nasty grandmother by giving her a concoction that he brews from a mixture that includes shampoo, shaving cream and floor polish. Ages 7-11. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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