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The Chocolate Touch

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The Chocolate Touch

By Patrick Skene Catling; Margo Apple (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Library Binding, 9780688321871, 128pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1979

Description

In a laugh-out-loud hilarious twist on the legend of King Midas, a boy acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. Can you ever have too much of your favorite food? John Midas is about to find out .

First published in 1952, The Chocolate Touch was an instant classic and has remained a timeless favorite with kids, teachers, and parents.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.