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Cod's Tale A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World!

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ISBN-10: 0147512778

ISBN-13: 9780147512772

Edition: 2014

Authors: Mark Kurlansky, S. D. Schindler

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* “Accessible to middle-grade readers… [The Cod’s 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 Kurlansky’s New York Times bestselling adult book, Cod, this picture…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 9/4/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 48
Size: 8.98" wide x 10.75" long x 0.24" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Mark Kurlansky is the author of The Basque History of the World, the New York Times bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (among the New York Public Library's Best Books of the Year in 1998), as well as A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry; A Continent of Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny, and several acclaimed works of short fiction and journalism about the Caribbean. He spent seven years as the Caribbean correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. He lives in New York City.