Thursday, November 5, 2009

More Sweet Reading

In The Chocolate Touch, John acquires a magical gift that turns everything his lips touch into chocolate. At first this is wonderful but overtime, he begins to see how this might not be such a great thing. For those of you (like me!) who love chocolate, here a few more sweet stories to wet your appetite...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.

Chocolate Fever by Robert Kimmel Smith

From eating too much chocolate, Henry breaks out in brown bumps that help him foil some hijackers and teach him a valuable lesson about self- indulgence.

The Chocolate Cat by Sue Stainton

A clever cat helps his owner, a chocolate maker, to discover the magic in his work and together they transform a colorless town into a place of beauty and happiness.

This Book is Not Good For You by Pseudonymous Bosch

In this tooth-rotting adventure, Cass's mom has been kidnapped by the evil dessert chef and chocolatier, Señor Hugo! The ransom...the legendary tuning fork. Can Cass and Max-Ernest find the magical instrument before it's too late? Will they discover the evil secret ingredient to Señor Hugo's chocolate success?

Chocolate: A Sweet History by Sandra Markle

Complete with recipes, a guide provides an informative review of the history of chocolate by explaining where it originated, how it was originally used and by whom, how it is grown and processed, how it came to be made into tasty treats in modern times, and more.

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