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The Golden Touch: A Story About King Midas and Turning Everything into Gold - Taken from
     

The Golden Touch: A Story About King Midas and Turning Everything into Gold - Taken from "A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys'

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by Nathaniel Hawthorne
 
This is one of the popular Greek myths about King Midas and turning everything into gold. This is the story of a king who wishes for the golden touch but is faced with its unfortunate consequences. It is adapted here by Nathaniel Hawthorne for children. This story is taken from “A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.” It is a pleasure to publish this new,

Overview

This is one of the popular Greek myths about King Midas and turning everything into gold. This is the story of a king who wishes for the golden touch but is faced with its unfortunate consequences. It is adapted here by Nathaniel Hawthorne for children. This story is taken from “A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys.” It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality, and affordable edition of this timeless story.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940012216588
Publisher:
Petra Books
Publication date:
03/12/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
652,015
File size:
145 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

One of the greatest authors in American literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) was a novelist and short story writer born in Salem, Massachusetts. Hawthorne’s best-known books include The House of the Seven Gables and The Scarlet Letter, works marked by a psychological depth and moral insight seldom equaled by other writers.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 4, 1804
Date of Death:
May 19, 1864
Place of Birth:
Salem, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Plymouth, New Hampshire
Education:
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1824

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The Golden Touch: A Story About King Midas and Turning Everything into Gold - Taken from "A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys' 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If u ever read the original story on king midas you would feel sad for him.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In school at Independence middle school we are learning about greek myths.