view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Children's Books > Non-Fiction (46)
The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky
 

The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky

Price: $3.00 add to cart     
Feedback: 100%, 321 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $4.00 (more destinations)
Condition: Used
Payment Options: Money Order,
The Cod's Tale

This copy of The Cod's Tale by Mark Kurlansky with illustrations by S. D. Schindler is an ex. library HB with a DJ and mylar covering. Condition: Good--book shows slight handling, and is in really nice shape, including the DJ. I read this book before I put it up for sale (just had to), and it's really good.

Parents may have read or heard of Mark Kurlansky's runaway bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World. It's an improbably fascinating story, and here, Kurlansky has teamed up with superb illustrator S.D. Schindler to tell it all over again, this time for kids. The life history of the cod--driven by its insatiable hunger--is interwoven with the insatiable hunger of people, from the Vikings onwards. The illustrations are both informative (a cross-section of the Continental Shelf, a map of the Atlantic) and humorous (comical New Englanders dancing for joy at the invention of frozen fish fingers). Along the way, the reader accidentally learns a great deal about the Vikings, the Basques, the American Revolution, the slave trade--and the current danger, once thought impossible, that the cod will be fished to extinction. Too chewy for children under about 5 or 6, this is an excellent bellyful of high-protein nonfiction for all children and even their parents. (Ages 6 to 12) --Richard Farr

I do combine shipping. THANKS FOR LOOKING! Any questions? Please send me an email.
Other Products from fallonthalia:View all products
The Pigs' Wedding by Helme Heine HB DJ Signed
$8.00
Christopher Columbus by Clara Ingram Judson HB DJ
$4.00
Alfred Nobel The Man Behind the Peace Prize by Kathy Jo Wargin
$7.50
Dracula by Brams Stocker adapted by Nicky Raven 2010
$3.00
The Town That Got Out of Town by Robert Priest Portland Maine Boston
$2.00
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
$1.50
The Dog That Took the Train by Esther K. Meeks 1972
$2.00
all the small poems by Valerie Worth and Natalie Babbitt 4 books in one
$1.50
ValueTales The Value of Dedication The Story of Albert Schweitzer
$2.50
4 Bernard Most books My Very Own Octopus, If the dinosaurs came back, The Cow
$7.50
Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017 17:31:47 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder