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Cook's Cook

By Gavin Bishop | Hardback | 4 Review(s)

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Follow the 1768 journey of James Cooks H.M.S. Endeavour with his ships cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as story teller! Through real recipes, events on board and the places the ship travelled on its way to the Pacific, the book tells multiple stories. Stories of social class, hierarchy and... read more

Format
Hardback
Release Date
21 Jul 2018
Author(s)
Gavin Bishop
Publisher
Gecko Press
ISBN-13
9781776572045
Pages
40
Format
Hardback
Release Date
21 Jul 2018
Author(s)
Gavin Bishop
Publisher
Gecko Press
ISBN-13
9781776572045
Pages
40

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31 Oct 2018

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Cook's Cook

Kids won’t be able to resist the lure of this book - its highly illustrated pages and graphic style will draw them right into the history of Cook’s voyages, as told by his one-armed ship’s cook.

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31 Oct 2018

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04 Oct 2018

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Cook's Cook

After the brilliant Aotearoa it is great to see another title from Gavin Bishop exploring New Zealand's history in an engaging and highly visual story.

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04 Oct 2018

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01 Oct 2018

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Cook's Cook

Kids won't be able to resist the lure of this book - its highly illustrated pages and graphic style will draw them right into the history of Cook's voyages, as told by his one-armed ship's cook.

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01 Oct 2018

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31 Oct 2018

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Cook's Cook

From the author of award winning book Aotearoa, Gavin Bishop presents his new book around the cook who cooked for Captain Cook. Coinciding with the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook setting sail across the world via the Pacific. Gavin’s unique style comes though once again with a blend of informative text and strong illustrations that will engage children as they learn about historical expeditions. “The HMAS Endeavour was 368 tons and 105 feet long and the Cat-Built Collier had 94 people aboard (built for 16). In 1768 Lieutenant James Cook was commissioned by the British Royal Navy and the Royal Society to sail to the Pacific to observe the transit of Venus and secretly search for the elusive Terra Australis Incognita, the great southern continent. The naturalist Joseph Banks paid 10,000 pounds for his experimental gentlemen to join the voyage to collect new plant and animal species...”

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