Geordie's Mingin Medicine

Geordie's Mingin Medicine

ROALD DAHL

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GEORDIE'S GRANNIE
WIS A GRABBIE CRABBIT
AULD WUMMAN WI
peeliewally broon teeth and
WEE SNIRKIT-UP
MOOTH like a
DUG’S BAHOOKIE.

As far as she’s concerned, Geordie can do nothing right. But when it’s time for him to give her a dose of her daily medicine, Geordie decides to mix up a concoction from his own recipe, with astonishing results! Sit back and watch what happens when Grannie takes a spoonful of Geordie’s magic broon brew in Matthew Fitt’s hilarious translation.

Translated by MATTHEW FITT. Illustrated by QUENTIN BLAKE.

Product Details

Published: 30th August 2007
Format: Paperback 198x129mm
Extent: 104 pages
ISBN: 9781845021603

Author

ROALD DAHL

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter-pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains the World’s No.1 storyteller.

MATTHEW FITT

Matthew Fitt is a novelist and poet as well as a translator. An acknowledged expert in the field of Scots language education, he has written numerous children’s books and translated a number of titles into Scots including Roald Dahl’s The Eejits and Geordie’s Mingin Medicine, and David Walliams’ Mr Mingin and Billionaire Bairn. He is a co-founder of and contributing author to the Itchy Coo imprint.

QUENTIN BLAKE

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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