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User Review  - Nijania - LibraryThing

In Max and Ruby's Midas Rosemary Wells incorporates her twist of greek mythology to warn younger kids about the overabundance of anything. In this story, Max is eating too many cupcakes, so his sitter ... Read full review

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User Review  - ecosborne - LibraryThing

Ruby finds Max trying to sneak two cupcakes so she tells him the story of Midas. Midas was a young boy who hated vegetables and fruit and wished he could turn them into sweets. One day he does just ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In a companion to Max and Ruby's First Greek Myth: Pandora's Box (1993), Wells adapts the Greek legend of King Midas to an amusing story-within-a-story. Ruby catches Max whispering ``Hello, beautiful ... Read full review

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User Review  - kidlit9 - LibraryThing

Ruby tries to stop her younger brother Max from eating so many sweets by reading him an altered version of the story of King Midas. Read full review