The Chocolate Touch

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Harper Collins, May 23, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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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. . . .


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It was a good book and had a very surprising ending. - Goodreads
Cute and easy to read. - Goodreads
This story is fun and funny with nice illustrations. - Goodreads
Pridictable ending, and very dated material. - Goodreads
It was a page turner. - Goodreads
This is a funny parody of the King Midas story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Qwerty - Goodreads

Not as good as some of the children's classics that we have read. Read full review

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User Review  - Bunny - Goodreads

I forgot about this book, but my library just got the ebook of it. may be time for a re-read to see if I still love it. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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./p. pThe 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."

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