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Travelling Backwards

Travelling Backwards

by Toby Forward
     
 

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Lizzie is upset. Her grandfather is very ill and she realizes that he will soon die. She begs her friend Mrs. May to give her something to make him better. Mrs. May gives her a potion with the warning that Grandfather must not drink too much. The effect is startling. Grandfather becomes much younger and more vigorous with each sip. Of course, he pays no heed to Mrs

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Lizzie is upset. Her grandfather is very ill and she realizes that he will soon die. She begs her friend Mrs. May to give her something to make him better. Mrs. May gives her a potion with the warning that Grandfather must not drink too much. The effect is startling. Grandfather becomes much younger and more vigorous with each sip. Of course, he pays no heed to Mrs. May's warning until the process of getting younger becomes a little too extreme! He and Lizzie are faced with the dilemma: is this really how life should end?

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"Tells us something important without ever being preachy."  —Kirkus UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842709610
Publisher:
Andersen Press, Limited
Publication date:
07/02/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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Toby Forward is the author of Shakespeare's Globe, The Wolf's Story, and What Did You Do Today?

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