Pete's A Pizza

Hardcover | September 10, 1998

byWilliam Steig

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Pete's father starts kneading the dough. Next, some oil is generously applied. (Its really water.) And then some tomatoes. (They're really checkers.) When the dough gets tickled, it laughs like crazy.

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Pete is a normal, healthy boy, but he’s decided to become a pizza for awhile. It starts out with Pete’s dad kneading the dough-- he’s really just rolling Pete around on the table-- then sprinkling some oil on the dough--the oil is just water-- and then adding some tomatoes-- really checkers-- and then...tickling the dough! Pete’s a Piz...

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Pete's father starts kneading the dough. Next, some oil is generously applied. (Its really water.) And then some tomatoes. (They're really checkers.) When the dough gets tickled, it laughs like crazy.

William Steig's drawings appeared regularly in The New Yorker since 1930. He also wrote and illustrated books for children, most recently his memoir, When Everybody Wore a Hat. His other books include Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, winner of the Caldecott Medal; The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor Book; and Abel's Island and Doct...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 8 × 0.33 inPublished:September 10, 1998Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062051571

ISBN - 13:9780062051578

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

Customer Reviews of Pete's A Pizza

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing book This book is so fun. My kids love to be made into pizzas along with Pete. Great book!
Date published: 2014-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read! My kids have giggles and laughs when I try making a pizza out of them, just like Pete's parents. They love, love, this book.
Date published: 2010-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely delightful read When Pete become restless and unhappy because the rain is keeping him indoors, his parents successfully lift his spirits by treating Pete as a "pizza" and kneading him, adding toppings and baking him - with lots of tickles and hugs in between! The love and humor in this heartwarming and charming story is sure to delight both young and old readers.
Date published: 2000-08-25

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Pete is a normal, healthy boy, but he’s decided to become a pizza for awhile. It starts out with Pete’s dad kneading the dough-- he’s really just rolling Pete around on the table-- then sprinkling some oil on the dough--the oil is just water-- and then adding some tomatoes-- really checkers-- and then...tickling the dough! Pete’s a Pizza is a delightfully irreverent look at the games Pete and his parents play, illustrated in a comic strip format for young readers.