It’s National Pizza Day! What’s your favorite pizza topping? Anchovies? Pineapple? Pepperoni? Miss Katy’s favorite is black olives, garlic, and mushroom!
Take a bite (but not really) of these great pizza-related books.
Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party by Kim Dean
It’s a party, a party, a perfect pizza party! That’s what Pete thinks as he piles the pie high with his favorite topping—pepperoni. But then his friends come over and add their own toppings to the pizza. Will Pete’s perfect pizza be ruined? There’s only one way to find out!
In this picture book full of fun alliteration and tasty foods by the New York Times bestselling team of Kimberly and James Dean, Pete and the gang learn that the best kind of pizza is one you share with your friends.
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Every Night is Pizza Night by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt
Convinced that pizza is the best food, Pipo will eat nothing else until her fed-up parents send her on a quest to prove that no dishes in their multicultural neighborhood are better.
Pizza and Taco: Who’s the Best? by Stephen Shaskan
Best friends are the BEST! But WHO is the BEST? Is it Pizza or Taco? The question is debatable! They both love water slides. They both are friends with Hot Dog and Hamburger. In fact, maybe they should have a debate and get their friends to VOTE for who’s the best! Can their friendship survive the race for top spot on the popularity food chain? Cast your VOTE!
This graphic chapter book will tickle the funny bones of kids ages 4-7 and bolster their reading confidence. Readers will be eager to devour the next book in the series, Pizza and Taco Throw a Party, coming in 2021! Young graphic chapter books are also a great step on the way to longer chapter books and graphic novels.
How To Eat Pizza by Jon Burgerman
How do you eat pizza? Do you pick the biggest slice? Add hot pepper flakes? Use your hands? Do you know how your pizza slice feels about that? He thinks it’s disgusting. There are so many other things you could eat — that aren’t him. Listen up. He’s got ideas. Bright, bold artwork and real-kid humor create a recipe for laugh-out-loud, finger-licking fun.
Perfect Pizza Recipes by Jennifer S. Larson
Ready to turn your kitchen into a pizzeria? You can be the chef with easy-to-follow recipes such as classic pepperoni pizza, mini mummy pizza, breakfast pizza, and even dessert fruit pizza. You’ll find simple drawings of important steps as well as photographs of the finished dishes. This book also provides key information, such as an equipment list, a technique list, safety tips, notes on special ingredients, and more. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get cooking!
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The Glorkian Warrior Delivers a Pizza by James Kochalka
The Glorkian Warrior isn’t the brightest bulb in the box, so it’s good he’s got his trusty talking backpack to advise him as they set out on a perilous journey to deliver a pizza. The pizza’s got clams and peanut butter on it, so it’s not clear who’s going to want it, but deliver it they will.
What’s In Your Pizza? by Jaclyn Sullivan
Ask any kid about his or her favorite food, and chances are pretty good that you’ll hear more than a few shouts of “pizza!” Luckily, pizza doesn’t have to be an unhealthy food choice. This book identifies the various components that make up a pizza and where they come from. Sources of added fats and calories are examined in straightforward and easy-to-follow text. Bright photographs aid readers in visualizing the suggested healthy (and tasty) alternatives to traditional toppings.