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The Cod's Tale

Kurlansky, Mark (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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"Excellent ink drawings, brightened with colorful washes, illustrate incidents from the text with clarity, a flair for the dramatic, and a sense of humor." ( Booklist , starred review) "Kurlansky is a masterful storyteller. . . . Schindler's pictures, from serious to silly, add to the pleasure . . . . Readers of this title will never again look at fish and chips in quite the same way." ( Kirkus Reviews ) "Breezy, kid-friendly prose. . . . Fascinating and informative . . . bound to hook young readers." ( The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books )
Authors: Kurlansky, Mark
Title: The cod's tale
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, 2001
Characteristics: 43 p. :,col. ill., 1 col. map ;,24 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Mark Kurlansky ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D.
ISBN: 0399234764
Branch Call Number: j 639.2 K96c 2001
Subject Headings: Atlantic cod Juvenile literature Cod fisheries History Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Atlantic cod
Cod fisheries
LCCN: 00068412
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You will never again look at fish and chips in quite the same way.

Chronicles the relationship between humans and cod from the time of Vikings and of Columbus through the present day, discussing their life cycles, enemies, and eating habits.


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