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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. . . .
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."
Margot Apple lives in Massachusetts. She has three horses: two Morgans (Devil, age twenty-five, and Tiggy, Devil's 1999 filly) and Annie, a quarter horse. In 2003 Tiggy began participating in her first horse shows in the Western Pleasure Division.
Margot Apple is the author-artist of Blanket and Brave Martha and the illustrator of Appaloosa Zebra: A Horse Lover's Alphabet, Runaway Radish, and the beloved "Sheep" books, including Sheep in a Jeep and Sheep Trick or Treat.
I read this book in school in my second grade class.
I would recommend this book for kids all around theworld to read all the time.absolutely Great book for me to have been able to read.
He gets what is coming to him one day and from there on out...everything he touches to his lips turns to chocolate.
We read this book at night for two weeks and had so much fun reading it together. I highly recommend.Published 2 days ago by Kent Brown
I read this out loud to my 9 year old daughter and 5 year old son. It was a fun, easy, enjoyable book. Read morePublished 18 days ago by J. McCarthy
I have a kindergartner and a 2nd grader... both are boys. My 2nd grader's teacher read this book to his class, and he came home everyday telling me about it. Read morePublished 24 days ago by M. Buhler