The Baker's Dozen

Un libro in lingua di Forest Heather (RTL) Gaber Susan (ILT) edito da Natl Book Network, 2013

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One of the first books from this award-winning creative team.

“The baker Van Amsterdam becomes known far and wide in Colonial America for his St. Nicholas cookies and, in his prosperity, becomes stingy about his ingredients. When an old woman buys a dozen cookies from him and expects to receive 13, he withholds the last one. His business falls off until the day she returns for 12 more cookies, and he gives her an extra measure. After that, the custom of offering a "baker's dozen" or 13 items is secure. Graber's elegant watercolors are vivid and stylized, showing a dusted palette of burgundies with charcoal and burnished oranges.” –Publishers Weekly

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