The Story of Salt

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Product Details

Price
$8.99  $8.27
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.72 X 0.12 X 8.96 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780147511669
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About the Author

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Food of a Younger Land, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World; Salt: A World History; 1968: The Year That Rocked the World; and The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell. He lives in New York City.

S. D. Schindler lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Reviews

"[T]his salutary...micro-history will have young readers lifting their shakers in tribute."
--Kirkus Reviews, *starred review*

"Kurlansky uses salt as the lens through which to present a new perspective on history. [T]he author mixes science, history, and personal anecdotes, resulting in a fascinating look at this amazing substance. Schindler's humorously detailed pen-and-ink drawings with colorful washes enliven the narrative and help to convey the wealth of information in the text. A lively and well-researched title, with exemplary art."
--School Library Journal, *starred review*