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Cod's Tale

Mark Kurlansky. S.D. Schindler, illus.
Item #: D13550
Format: Hardcover
Pages/Publication Date: 48 / 2001
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780399234767
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As he did with The Story of Salt, Mark Kurlansky here takes one of his fascinating books for grownups about how food shaped our world—in this case Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World—and adapts it into an equally fascinating picture book for readers 8 to 11.

"The book begins with a biological perspective, explaining the life cycle and natural enemies of the cod, including the one species that threatens its very existence: man…. Contributing enormously to the book's visual appeal, [S.D.] Schindler's 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)

 

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