The Chocolate Touch

by Patrick Skene Catling illustrated by Margot Apple

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    • Grades: 2 - 4
    • Ages: 7 - 10
    • Format: Paperback Book
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Featuring memorable characters and a fast-paced story, this entertaining novel offers a hilarious twist on the story of King Midas.

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If he could, John Midas would eat nothing but chocolate all the time—and he'd never share it with anyone. Then one day, John finds a strange coin on the sidewalk and uses it to buy a box of chocolate at a mysterious new candy store.

Suddenly, everything John's lips touch turns to chocolate! Chocolate toothpaste and chocolate water fountains are great, but things get complicated when John can't play the trumpet or bob for apples. Worst of all, he forgets and kisses his mother!

This funny be-careful-what-you-wish-for story has been delighting kids everywhere since it was first published in 1952.
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    • Grades: 2 - 4
    • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-545-32643-8

Editorial Reviews

"The author's tricks with alliteration, funny names and recognizable childhood experiences keep this from being preachy." —Kirkus Reviews