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George's Marvellous Medicine

Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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Brought to you by Penguin.

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of George's Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl, read by Derek Jacobi.

George Kranky's Grandma is a miserable grouch. George really hates that horrid old witchy woman.

One Saturday morning, George is in charge of giving Grandma her medicine. So-ho! Ah-ha! Ho-hum! George knows exactly what to do.

A magic medicine it will be! One that will either cure her completely of her horrible grouchiness...or blow off the top of her head!

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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so funny

it was such a fun book to listen to and I laughed much more than my kids I think

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Olivia likes it best

The story is great. It's good to listen to George's marvelous medicine. Signed, Olivia 5.5yo

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Good Book

It is exciting and tremendous with adventures so interesting. I really liked it because it was funny.

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Pretty Cool Book! George's Marvellous Medicine

Love this book as much as most children love ice cream!
I can't wait for another one to pop out soon!
My most memorable moment was when he gave the medicine to Grandma
Thanks for everything.

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  • MW
  • 22-10-2018

Excellent

A BRILLIANT PERFORMANCE. REALLY ENJOYABLE TO LISTEN TO. A MUST READ FOR ALL CHILDREN! MARVELLOUS!!!!

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  • karen m.
  • 12-08-2018

SOOO Funny!

I LOVE this book! So funny! Best book on Audible by far. 10 out of 10.

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  • RKDas
  • 31-10-2015

fantastic narration

the kids loved the narration... they could not stop saying "George.... " and the story is an obvious classic.

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  • loobert
  • 24-07-2015

Fantastic

Myself and my six year old loved it. Great story and fabulous narration by the peerless Derek Jacobi.

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  • Sara
  • 23-03-2015

Roald Dahl is the best

Listening with my 4 year old on a car journey, I remember now how much I loved this book, and all RD books when I read them as a child. Dahl really knew how to say the things that a child will understand, and think are hilarious. No pussyfooting around, it's all grizzly smells, gruesome silliness, slugs and snails and 'By Gum!'. Brilliant.

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  • Azhar Sabir-Hussain
  • 09-03-2015

Very good

Very good but weird I love it and I also love the book 💙💙💙 this is my favourite I absolutely love it

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  • GRant
  • 25-02-2015

Super super good

I loved this story of Roald Dahl- it is so amazing and fun. It is the best one that I have heard. I am 6 years old.

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  • John Warwick
  • 31-10-2016

It's Roald Dahl !!!!

Read this book when I was a kid,still a marvellous book,plus it's Roald Dahl.Loved the performances of Derek Jacobi as the narrater, made it very exciting to listen to.

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  • Lucy
  • 08-02-2017

Excellently read

Storyline a bit repetitive, as is Roald Dahls style sometimes with childrens books. But recommended all the same. The whole family liked the magic concept of changing the size of someone. Derek Jakobi's performance was great. Colourful.

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  • FS
  • 01-09-2015

great!

My sons said their favorite part was when George was incanting the spell and stirring up his marvellous medicine!

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  • Maurice
  • 27-12-2014

our boys loved it<br />

a long car journey made much more fun. our boys are aged 5 & 7 and really enjoyed this book.

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  • louise
  • 06-03-2018

£15 +for an hour ish poor value

£15 +for an hour ish poor value had whole chronicles of Narnia for less wish I had read small print

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