Patrick Skene Catling
Patrick Skene Catling was born in England and attended Oberlin College in the United States. He has traveled extensively as a Royal Canadian Air Force navigator and as a writer. His current residence is in the Republic of Ireland. When The Chocolate Touch was first published in 1952, it elicited a lot of positive feedback from critics. It has already proven a hilarious success with children, according to The New York Herald Tribune, and it is delivered with an engaging comedy that boys and girls will instantly discover and approve, according to The Saturday Review.