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Pete's A Pizza is a delightful book that highlights the value of parent creativity. Pete is bored because it is raining outside and his dad begins to make Pete into a living pizza that helps him forget his troubles. When I read this book to my daughter, she loves to do the same and the giggles are endless. There should be more wonderful children's books like this that help the reader to become a part of the story.
Publishers Weekly, 1998-07-06 Mr. Steig (The Toy Brother) introduces a game guaranteed to produce a good mood. On a rainy day, title character Pete flops down on the couch in an attitude of despair. His father notices, and "he thinks it might cheer Pete up to be made into a pizza." Pete allows himself to be carried into the kitchen, where he is kneaded and tossed like dough. "Next, some oil is generously applied. (It's really water.)... And then some tomatoes. (They're really checkers.)" Pizza-Pete bakes on the couch, (a.k.a. the pizza oven), but when it's time to cut slices (with a karate-chop gesture), "the pizza runs away and the pizza-maker chases him." Steig evidently has played pizza before. He substitutes talcum powder for flour and paper scraps for mozzarella; he notes that pizzas struggle when tickled. The text resembles a set of directions, with each step wryly presented as a concise sentence and plainly printed in sans serif capital letters. In keeping with his story's simplicity, Steig creates compact line drawings that are detailed with wild watercolor patterns but symmetrically placed in a spacious white background. The amiable quality of Steig's easy pizza recipe will amuse chef and entrée alike. All ages. (Oct.)
Publishers Weekly, 2003-09-15 Pile on the pepperoni, William Steig's Pete's a Pizza is now being served up in a board book format. Pete's father knows just how to cheer up his son on a rainy dayby making him into a pizza! He kneads and stretches Pete like dough, and whirls him up in the air. In a starred review of the hardcover (published in 1998), PW said, "The amiable quality of Steig's easy pizza recipe will amuse chef and entr?e alike." (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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