The Witches by Roald Dahl Summary (Question and Answer)
Chapter Eight (The Witches by Roald Dahl)
|Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse-Maker
|The Grand High Witch has a cunning plan to get rid of every child in England. What are the three stages of this plan?
1) Every witch must resign her job and buy a sweet shop.
2) They much then advertise a grand gala with ‘free chocs and sweets’ for every child but these sweets will be laced with a magic formula known as ‘Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse-Maker‘ which will make whomever eats it turn into a mouse at 9am the next day.
3) Teachers will then put down mouse traps, unaware that the mice are their pupils and hence rid England of all the children.