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

By: Bishop, Gavin, 1946- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Gecko Press, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, maps ; 26 x 31 cmISBN: 9781776572045; 1776572041Other title: The cook who cooked for Captain CookSubject(s): Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Children's nonfiction | Thompson, John -- Children's nonfiction | Endeavour (Ship) -- Children's nonfiction | Cooking on ships -- History -- Children's nonfiction | Formulas, recipes, etc -- History -- 18th century -- Children's nonfiction | Seafaring life -- History -- Children's nonfiction | Diet -- History -- Children's nonfiction | Voyages around the world -- Early works to 1800 -- Children's nonfiction | Voyages around the world -- History -- 18th century -- Children's nonfiction | Cooking -- Early works to 1800 -- Children's nonfiction | Sailors -- Nutrition -- History -- 18th century -- Children's nonfiction | Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- Children's nonfictionSummary: 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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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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