The Chocolate Touch (Paperback)

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In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out .

First published in 1952, The Chocolate Touch was an instant classic and has remained a timeless favorite with kids, teachers, and parents.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

About the Author

Born in London, Patrick Skene Catling was educated there and at Oberlin College in the United States. As a Royal Canadian Air Force navigator and as a journalist, he has traveled extensively. His present home is in the Republic of Ireland.The original appearance of The Chocolate Touch in 1952 stirred much reviewer enthusiasm. The New York Herald Tribune remarked, "it has already proved a hilarious success with children," and The Saturday Review said, "it is told with an engaging humor that boys and girls will instantly discover and approve."

Margot Apple is a freelance illustrator, havingillustrated more than fifty books for childrenwhile also producing illustrations for "Cricket" and "Ladybug" magazines. She now lives in Shelburn Falls, Massachusetts, with her husband and their pets, a dog and a cat.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780688161330
ISBN-10: 0688161332
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2006
Pages: 126
Language: English