of the Center for Children's Books
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"The tester removes a carton [of ice cream] from the
conveyor belt and cuts it in half with a double-handled knife. She checks
for quality: look, smell, texture, taste. She tastes with a gold spoon,
which leaves no aftertaste. Her cheeks bulge as she swirls ice cream around
her palate. She smacks her lips, says, 'Marvelous!' then rinses.
The taster is so important to the ice cream factory that it insures her
|--Elisha Cooper, Ice Cream. (Greenwillow, 2002) BCCB 6/02|
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