If you are looking for beautiful, sophisticated, thoughtful books for your children, you will be delighted to find the books by Demi. The illustrations are done with great dignity and beauty. The stories are always about something meaningful. This is the Greek myth about King Midas, the king who earned donkey's ears for being unwise. He continues with his lack of wisdom, when he makes a wish that all he touches be turned into gold. Be careful what you wish for!