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The Chocolate Touch
Catling, Patrick Skene, Apple, Margo (Illustrator)
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Format: Paperback, 126pp.
Date of publication: May 23 2006
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN-13: 9780688161330
Dimensions: 19.05 cm. (length) X 12.70 cm. (width) X 1.02 cm. (thickness)
Weight: 91 grams
This book includes illustrations

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Author Note

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.The 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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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. [Edit review] [Delete review]
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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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