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Common core

The Chocolate Touch

By Patrick Skene Catling, Illustrated by Margo Apple

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

  • Grade level: 3
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Guided Reading Level: N
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Sale: 11/30/-0001
  • ISBN: 9780688161330
  • ISBN 10: 0688161332
  • ISBN 13: 9780688161330
  • Pages: 128
  • Trim Size: 5.13 x 7.63 in
  • Subcategory:
  • Juvenile Fiction / Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman
  • Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
  • Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic

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COMMON CORE STRANDS

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3,4,4a,4c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.3,4,5,5a,5b,5c
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