cover image George's Marvelous Medicine

George's Marvelous Medicine

Roald Dahl. Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $15.95 (112pp) ISBN 978-0-375-82206-3

Knopf includes George's Marvelous Medicine and Fantastic Mr. Fox in its roster of handsomely redesigned hardcover Roald Dahl reissues. In the first novel, George comes up with a potion to improve the mood of his grumpy grandma; the second centers on the efforts of farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean to catch the titular thief. Both feature Quentin Blake's original illustrations and include an interview with the author. (June)