George's Marvellous Medicine
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Once again, I suppose, Dahl proves that there is humour to be derived from the thoroughly nasty and the disgusting! As a squeamish adult. I find this bit of excessive nastiness over the top. If you don't, you'll love this tale of George's exploits in curing his unspeakably nasty Gran of her awfulness. I try not to let my own prissiness censor books not meant for me in the first place, so I used this as a discussion starter with ten and eleven year olds in a middle school. How far can you go in stories! Why are the grown ups in this book so dreadful? How does it compare with The Twits? I think that's the kind of discussion central to their growth as readers (not just consumers). Have a try.