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The Cod's Tale

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

* “Accessible to middle-grade readers… [The Cods Tale] considers how the cod fits into human history…. 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

 

What was it that enabled the Vikings, Christopher Columbus, and the Pilgrims to cross the cold Atlantic Ocean to America? What became a staple of the medieval diet in Europe, helped spur the American Revolution, and allowed the early New Englanders to start making money of their own?

 

Would you believe that it was a fish?

 

The cod!

 

Based on Mark Kurlanskys New York Times bestselling adult book, Cod, this picture book offers a unique look at over a thousand years of world history.

 

“Breezy, kid-friendly prose.... Fascinating and informative... bound to hook young readers.”

The Bulletin of the Center for Childrens Books

Synopsis:

Based on "COD: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World", this incredible story, combined with Schindler's stunning watercolors, offers a unique look at a thousand years of human civilization as it relates to the codfish. Illustrated.

About the Author

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Food of a Younger Land, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World; Salt: A World History; 1968: The Year That Rocked the World; and The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell. He lives in New York City.

S. D. Schindler lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399234767
performance Narrated:
Schindler, S. D.
Author:
Schindler, S. D.
Author:
Kurlansky, Mark
Author:
Spinelli, Eileen
Publisher:
Putnam Publishing Group
Location:
Prince Frederick, MD
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Fisheries & Aquaculture
Subject:
Fisheries
Subject:
Fishes
Subject:
Cod-fisheries
Subject:
Atlantic cod.
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Animals - Fishes
Subject:
Atlantic cod fisheries - History
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Fish
Subject:
history; animals; fish; ecology; conservation; world history; human civilization
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series:
Readalong series (Juvenile talking books with book)
Series Volume:
195
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full color
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9 x 10.75 in 1 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Based on "COD: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World", this incredible story, combined with Schindler's stunning watercolors, offers a unique look at a thousand years of human civilization as it relates to the codfish. Illustrated.
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