The Chocolate Touch

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Random House Children's Books, May 1, 1996
12 Reviews
In this witty take on the legend of King Midas, John is about to learn that there is, indeed, such a thing as too much chocolate. Illustrations.

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Perfect for second grader

User Review  - 2Mommy2 - Target

Bought this to read out loud with my second grader. Nice, big font and the book itself is a simple but great twist for a kid. Perfect - shipped quickly and exactly what I wanted. My son is loving it :) Read full review

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User Review  - KimJD - LibraryThing

Reminiscent of those cautionary but humorous Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle tales, but this one just seemed so didactic and patronizing. I know it's still a popular read-aloud, but am honestly surprised by the level at which it still engages younger grades. Read full review

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1996)

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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