Pizza!: A Slice of History

by Greg Pizzoli (Author) Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

From Geisel Award-winning author Greg Pizzoli comes a hilarious and mouth-watering history of pizza.

Do YOU like PIZZA? Because right now, somewhere in the world, someone is eating it. Did you know that in the United States we eat 350 slices of pizza every second? Or that in Sweden they serve pizza with bananas and peanuts? All over the world, people love pizza--but where did it come from? And who made the first pizza?

Join award-winning author and illustrator Greg Pizzoli as he travels through time and around the globe to discover the mouth-watering history of pizza. Bursting with color, flavor, fun facts, and a family-friendly English muffin pizza recipe, Pizza! A Slice of History reveals the delicious story of the world's best food.


Kirkus Reviews

Budding cooks, dedicated eaters, and culinary historians will relish the presentation
Greg Pizzoli
Greg Pizzoli is the creator of the Baloney & Friends series as well as a three-time Theodor Seuss Geisel Award recipient for The Watermelon Seed (Medal winner), The Book Hog (Honor book), and Good Night Owl (Honor book). He is also the author-illustrator of This Story Is for You, The 12 Days of Christmas, Templeton Gets His Wish, and Number One Sam. His nonfiction for children includes the New York Times Best Illustrated Book The Impossible True Story of Tricky Vic: The Man Who Sold the Eiffel Tower, and he has also illustrated picture books written by authors such as Mac Barnett, Kelly DiPucchio, Jennifer Adams, and Margaret Wise Brown. He lives in Philadelphia.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780425291078
Lexile Measure
780L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication date
August 20, 2022
Series
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