The Chocolate Touch
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The Chocolate Touch

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Description

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 Standardsshow more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0688161332
  • 9780688161330
  • 21,062

Back cover copy

John midas loves chocolate. He loves it so much that he ll eat it any hour of any day. He doesn t care if he ruins his appetite. He thinks chocolate is better than any other food! But one day, after wandering into a candy store and buying a piece of their best chocolate, John finds out that there might just be such a thing as too much chocolate. . . ."show more

About Patrick Skene Catling

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.show more