What you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks

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Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
Pub. Date:
c1999.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
640L
Description
Stone Age people invented the first knives...and also the first spoons.In the Middle Ages the first books of manners told readers to wipe their greasy fingers on the tablecloth. And in 1669 King Louis XIV ordered that table knives should have rounded ends because there'd been too many stabbings.InWhat You Never Knew About Fingers, Forks, & Chopsticks,Patricia Lauber and John Manders serve up a hilarious and informative look at how ways of eating and manners have changed through the ages. This well-researched tour of social history makes the subject of how we eat more fascinating and fun than you ever imagined it could be.
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ISBN:
9780689804793
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 4.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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Grouping Title what you never knew about fingers forks chopsticks
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-07 05:04:57AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-18 04:52:51AM

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subject_facet Eating customs -- History, Flatware -- History -- Juvenile literature, Food habits -- History -- Juvenile literature, Tableware -- History -- Juvenile literature
title_display What you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks
title_full What you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks / by Patricia Lauber ; illustrated by John Manders
title_short What you never knew about fingers, forks & chopsticks
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