The chocolate touch

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Bantam, 1981 - Juvenile Fiction - 87 pages
231 Reviews
John Midas's wildest dream comes true--everything he touches turns to chocolate. First his toothpaste, then his trumpet . . . and finally, his mother! That's when John realizes his chocolate touch is more than he bargained for. "A twist on the King Midas myth and full of good fun".--Children's Book Review Service.

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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

Review: The Chocolate Touch (John Midas)

User Review  - Qwerty - Goodreads

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

Review: The Chocolate Touch (John Midas)

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

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1981)

Born in London, Patrick Skene Catling was educated there

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

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