The Cod's Tale

The Cod's Tale

Book - 2001
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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 )
Publisher: New York : Putnam's, 2001
ISBN: 9780399234767
Branch Call Number: j 639.2 K96c 2001
Characteristics: 43 p. : col. ill., 1 col. map ; 24 x 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D. - Illustrator


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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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