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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

Author: Blackall, Sophie
Jenkins, Emily

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade

Format:Picture Books

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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat : From highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology, and even families have changed throughout American history. <br /><br />In 1710, a girl and her mother in Lyme, England, prepare a blackberry fool, picking wild blackberries and beating cream from their cow with a bundle of twigs. The same dessert is prepared by an enslaved girl and her mother in 1810 in Charleston, South Carolina; by a mother and daughter in 1910 in Boston; and finally by a boy and his father in present-day San Diego. <br /><br />Kids and parents alike will delight in discovering the differences in daily life over the course of four centuries. Includes a recipe for blackberry fool and notes from the author and illustrator about their research.

Category   Subject
Children Fiction   Concepts
Children Fiction   Cooking/Food

ISBN 13:9780375868320
ISBN 10:0375868321
Format:Picture Books
Size:11.88" l x 9.78" w x 0.47" h
Ages: 4 - 8
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