Author: Patrick Skene Catling
Illustrator: Margot Apple
Publication Date: 1952
Number of Pages: 126
Text Structure: Novel
Starter/Lead/Hook/Grabber: John Midas loves Chocolate and will eat it 24/7! Until he one coin changes everything.
Summary: John loves chocolate, but he is not allowed to eat it any more. Then he walks down the street and he finds a coin with his initials on it. The coin makes him go to this candy shop and he buys chocolate. He eats the chocolate when no one is watching. The next morning when John is brushing his teeth the second the toothpaste goes into his mouth it turns into chocolate! Then everything that touches his mouth turns into chocolate! Awesome! But then John finds out there is such thing as too much chocolate!
Reviewer’s Opinion: This is a good and funny book to read! And how the Author describe how things are. He gives a vivid description of everything.
Recommended For: 3-4th graders
Related Books: Chocolate Fever, John Midas and the Radio Touch, John Midas and the Rock Star
More in this Series: John Midas and The Rockstar, and The John Midas series
Other Books by this Author: Chocolate Magic, John Midas in the Daydream, John Midas and The Vampires, and more!
Awards Won: Massachusetts Children's Book Award
Reviewed By: Vanessa M., 5th Grade