King Midas and the Golden Touch Charlotte Craft

King Midas and the Golden Touch

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Book Title
King Midas and the Golden Touch
Author
Charlotte Craft
ISBN
9780060540630
There once lived a very rich king called Midas who believed that nothing was more precious than gold.So begins this imaginative and breathtaking retelling of the myth of the man with the golden touch. When a mysterious stranger offers to reward Midas for a kindness, the king does not hesitate: He wishes that all he touches would turn to gold. To his delight, his wish is granted and he soon sets about transforming his ordinary palace into a place of golden beauty. But to his dismay, when he accidentally turns his beloved daughter into a golden statue, Midas learns that what at first seems a blessing can also become a curse. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Charlotte CraftPublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 09/23/2003ISBN: 9780060540630Pages: 32Weight: 0.36lbsSize: 10.92h x 8.48w x 0.11dReview Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 11/10/2003 pg. 64Publishers Weekly 11/10/2003Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 70864 / King Midas and the Golden TouchReading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 0.5
There once lived a very rich king called Midas
who believed that nothing was more precious than gold.

So begins this imaginative and breathtaking retelling of the myth of the man with the golden touch. When a mysterious stranger offers to reward Midas for a kindness, the king does not hesitate: He wishes that all he touches would turn to gold. To his delight, his wish is granted and he soon sets about transforming his ordinary palace into a place of golden beauty. But to his dismay, when he accidentally turns his beloved daughter into a golden statue, Midas learns that what at first seems a blessing can also become a curse.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Charlotte Craft
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 09/23/2003
ISBN: 9780060540630
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.36lbs
Size: 10.92h x 8.48w x 0.11d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 11/10/2003 pg. 64
Publishers Weekly 11/10/2003

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 70864 / King Midas and the Golden Touch
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 0.5
There once lived a very rich king called Midas
who believed that nothing was more precious than gold.

So begins this imaginative and breathtaking retelling of the myth of the man with the golden touch. When a mysterious stranger offers to reward Midas for a kindness, the king does not hesitate: He wishes that all he touches would turn to gold. To his delight, his wish is granted and he soon sets about transforming his ordinary palace into a place of golden beauty. But to his dismay, when he accidentally turns his beloved daughter into a golden statue, Midas learns that what at first seems a blessing can also become a curse.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Charlotte Craft
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 09/23/2003
ISBN: 9780060540630
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.36lbs
Size: 10.92h x 8.48w x 0.11d

Review Citations: PW Notes and Reprints 11/10/2003 pg. 64
Publishers Weekly 11/10/2003

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 70864 / King Midas and the Golden Touch
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 0.5