King Midas and the Golden Touch (Hardcover)
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|In a retelling of a favorite Greek myth, a king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold. By the illustrator of Pegasus. *Author: Craft, Charlotte/ Craft, Kinuko (ILT) *Publication Date: 1999/04/01 *Number of Pages: 40 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 1-2 *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 9.75 *Height: 11.50|
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King Midas is not a cruel man, but his passion for gold surpasses all else, save his love for his daughter. If only everything he touched would turn to gold! When Midas is granted that single wish, he rejoices -- until he nearly loses his beloved child to his greed. Here is a skillfully retold story of extraordinary resonance and wisdom, with a message no reader will soon forget. Radiant paintings glow with luxurious, golden, splendor.In this lavish keepsake edition, a king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold. Full color.