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Cook's cook : the cook who cooked for Captain Cook / Gavin Bishop.

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Gecko Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, maps ; 26 x 31 cmISBN:
  • 9781776572045
  • 1776572041
Other title:
  • The cook who cooked for Captain Cook
Subject(s): Summary: Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship traveled on its way to the Pacific, the book tells multiple stories. Here are stories of social class, hierarchy and race; stories of explorers and the people of the land; the story of one of the world's most famous explorers told through a fresh new lens. This beautiful book is full of information drawn from extensive research alongside evocative illustrations, released to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour's journey."--Publisher information.
List(s) this item appears in: Hāwera Reading Vine - New Zealand Award Winners
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Junior Non Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus Children's Children's Non Fiction 920 PEOPLE (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available i2182375
Junior Non Fiction Stratford Children's Children's Picture Books 910 BIS (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available A00821671
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Cook's Cook follows the 1768 journey of James Cook's H.M.S. Endeavour with his ship's cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller. Through real recipes from the ship's galley, events on board and the places the ship traveled on its way to the Pacific, the book tells multiple stories. Here are stories of social class, hierarchy and race; stories of explorers and the people of the land; the story of one of the world's most famous explorers told through a fresh new lens. This beautiful book is full of information drawn from extensive research alongside evocative illustrations, released to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour's journey."--Publisher information.

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