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Pete's a pizza

Pete's a pizza

Pete's a pizza

Pete is a pizza. He wants to eat a slice of pizza. But first, he has some meetings to go to.This beginning book is quite funny. It has few words and is a quick read. Pete has to stay home since it’s raining and he gets very sad. So his father decides to make Pete into a pizza to cheer him up. He rolls the dough, and prepares the dough and cooks the pizza with all the toppings on him. It’s all pretend, but the kid loves it and he isn’t so sad. It’s really funny to see on the page.Of course, this got in my nephews head so the next day he had to be made into a pizza by his dad, who gladly This beginning book is quite funny. It has few words and is a quick read. Pete has to stay home since it’s raining and he gets very sad. So his father decides to make Pete into a pizza to cheer him up. He rolls the dough, and prepares the dough and cooks the pizza with all the toppings on him. It’s all pretend, but the kid loves it and he isn’t so sad. It’s really funny to see on the page.

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But then, we do like to make Penelope Burritos, so she has some exposure to good ole' playtime family cannibalism. Pete is crabby because it's raining outside, so his dad decides to make him into a pizza. So funny. Ava listens to this story with that cautious smile/giggle, as if trying to determine how serious these parents are about making their child into dinner.Pete’s not happy. He’s stuck at home because of the rain. Now what’s he going to do? His father, wanting to make the best of the situation, starts to make a pizza using his son as the dough.

Add some flour (it’s really talcum powder), a dash of oil (it’s really water), and begin to knead. Hmm, what is that giggling? Now some tomatoes (red checkers). And when the dough doesn’t respond to a question, it gets tickled! Read along to this story about a playful father who finds a creative way to cheer up his unhappy son. What creative way would you use to cheer someone up? Allan Ahlberg has chosen Pete's A Pizza as one of his top ten picture books, and says:] He [William Steig] wrote and illustrated this book when he was 90, I believe, which is a fact I find hugely encouraging. Also it does have one of the world's best covers ever. (Source: www.penguin.co.uk)

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