Cook's Cook

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Cook's Cook

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Gavin Bishop follows the 1768 journey of Captain James Cook’s H.M.S. Endeavour with the ship’s cook, the one-handed John Thompson, as storyteller.

Cook’s Cook features real recipes, events on board and the places the ship travelled on its journey to the Pacific. Discover more about this beautiful book – which is for five to nine year olds but will appeal to all ages – in time for the 250th anniversary of the Endeavour’s journey.

Chaired by fellow children’s book author Tania Norfolk.

Recommended for children aged five and older.

Gavin Bishop ONZM, Tainui, Ngāti Awa, is a leading New Zealand illustrator. He has published over 70 books internationally and been translated into 12 languages. He has written for television and theatre, as well as a libretti for the Royal New Zealand Ballet. His awards include New Zealand Children’s Picture Book of the Year in 2000 and, this year, Aotearoa: The New Zealand Story was named Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. 

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Sat 20 Oct, 1.30pm
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