CRITICS HAVE SAID
- It is told with an engaging humor that boys and girls will instantly discover and approve.
–The Saturday Review
- It has proved a hilarious success with children.
–New York Herald Tribune
IF YOU LOVE THIS BOOK, THEN TRY:
- Amato, Mary. The Word Eater.Holiday House, 2000.Blume, Judy. Freckle Juice. Simon & Schuster, 1985 c1971.Craft, Charlotte. King Midas and the Golden Touch. Morrow, 1999.Demi. King Midas: The Golden Touch. McElderry, 2002.Evans, Douglas. Apple Island or, The Truth About Teachers. Front Street, 1998.Fleming, Candace. The Fabled Fourth Graders of Aesop Elementary School. Schwartz & Wade, 2007.Gutman, Dan. The Get Rich Quick Club. HarperCollins, 2004.
Hewitt, Kathryn. King Midas and the Golden Touch. Harcourt, 1987.
Hornik, Laurie Miller. The Secrets of Ms. Snickle’s Class. Clarion, 2001.
Hornik, Laurie Miller. Zoo School. Clarion, 2004.
King-Smith, Dick. Lady Lollipop. Candlewick, 2001.
Kraft, Erik. Chocolatina. BridgeWater, 1998.
MacDonald, Betty. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle. Lippincott, 1947. (And others in the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series.)
Mark, Jan. The Midas Touch. Candlewick, 2000.
Osborne, Mary Pope. Favorite Greek Myths. Scholastic, 1989.
Palatini, Margie. Sweet Tooth.Simon & Schuster, 2004.
Rockwell, Thomas. How to Eat Fried Worms.Yearling, 2006, c1973.
Sachar, Louis. Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Morrow, 1978.
Shannon, David.A Bad Case of Stripes. Scholastic, 1998.
Smith, Robert Kimmell. Chocolate Fever. Putnam, 1989.
Swain, Ruth Freeman. How Sweet It Is (and Was): The History of Candy.Holiday House, 2003.