George's Marvelous Medicine

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 88 pages
George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her.

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This is a fantastic book, and when I read it in 3rd grade, I couldn't stop! This was creatively written and overall an excellent childrens' novel.

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This book is about a guy named george. George has to stay with his grandmother who is so mean. So george makes a new kind of medicen to make her be a sweet old lady. but instead he makes her grow and grow and grow. And he makes more medicen and at the end the grandomther was no longer bigger than a needle, a pice of string, a penny, and a ant.
So george made her grandmother no longer a grandmother. This book is by Roald Dahl who wrote the book dogs dont tell jokes.

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Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children's stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

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