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.
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.
Blake, Quentin. Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Published by Jonathan Cape, London. 1981. **Signed by author AND illustrator to bookplates** The dust jacket of this copy is in Near Fine condition, with a small tear 1 centimetre long and a chip at the base of the spine. There is also some minor bumping and a tiny chip to the top edge of the jacket and corners. The book itself is in Fine condition, with just a very small amount of bumping to the spine ends. Otherwise it is tightly bound in light blue cloth with gold gilt lettering to the spine. Inside there is Roald Dahl's signature affixed to the front free endpaper, and the signature of Quentin Blake affixed to the title page. There are no flaws to speak of internally, with the bright clean pages tightly bound and as new. This is a beautiful and rare copy, being in such good condition and signed by both author and illustrator and would be a fantastic addition to any collection of children's and modern first editions.
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