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On Sale: January 27, 2015
Pages: 40 | ISBN: 978-0-375-98771-7
Published by : Schwartz & Wade RH Childrens Books
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Synopsis

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In this fascinating picture book, 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.

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 a slave 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.

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.
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“There is no other word but delicious.”
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“More than mere confection, A Fine Dessert is a rich and satisfying journey across four centuries…simply delectable.”
School Library Journal, starred review

“A delicious book about a delicious treat.”
Booklist, starred review
 
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