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George is alone in the house with his Grandma the most horrible Grandma that ever was. She is grouchy and grizzled and grumpy. Luckily, George knows how to cure her of her bad attitude. He decides to brew up an extra-special remedy a Grandma Medicine. He mixes together all sorts of things and creates the most marvelous medicine for his grouchy grandma. The problem is, George doesn't know exactly what his medicine will do. From growing into a gigantic ball of air, to growing so tall that she bursts through the ceiling, George's medicine has a number of amazing and hilarious results. In the meantime, George struggles to get the magical effects of his medicine under control.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Lifeform altered?    -   Yes Kind of alteration:    -   Scientifically turned into another lifeform Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   a kid


Earth setting:    -   20th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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