George's Marvelous Medicine Author:Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator) George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma's in for the surprise of her life -- and so is George, when he... more » sees the results of his mixture.« less
Roald Dahl's wonderfully macabre sense of humor fills this story with absurd but believable high jinks. Grandma is a more than average grouchy curmudgeon and George innocently (well, so it sounds) sets out to change her.