Killer Pizza

By Greg Taylor
(Feiwel & Friends, Hardcover, 9780312373795, 352pp.)

Publication Date: May 26, 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Summer 2009 Kids' List
“Toby has a secret dream, to be a chef; so, he gets his first job at Killer Pizza. However, he comes to discover that pizza making is a front for an elite group of monster hunters, and they want Toby to join their ranks. A great story of friendship (with really scary monsters).”
-- Cinda Meister, Booksmart, Morgan Hill, CA


Description

Pizza you'll die for! Toby McGill dreams of becoming a world-famous chef, but up until now, his only experience has been watching the Food Network. When Toby lands a summer job at Killer Pizza, where pies like The Monstrosity and The Frankensausage are on the menu, things seem perfect. His coworkers, Annabel and Strobe, are cool, and Toby loves being part of a team. But none of them are prepared for what's really going on at Killer Pizza: It's a front for a monster-hunting organization! Learning to cook pizzas is one thing, but killing hideously terrifying monsters? That's a whole other story. Still, if Toby quits Killer Pizza, will monsters take over his town? Greg Taylor's Killer Pizza is a humorous and fast-paced read that R.L. Stine calls "a hot slice of horror that I couldn’t put down!"




About the Author

Greg Taylor is the author of the young adult novels The Girl Who Became a Beatle and Killer Pizza: The Slice. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Penn State University and started out his career as a professional drummer, before moving to Los Angeles to become a screenwriter. His screenwriting credits include Jumanji, Harriet the Spy, Prancer, and The Christmas Box.




Praise For Killer Pizza

“Taylor keeps the action coming at a brisk pace…a fun diversion.”—Publishers Weekly

“A delectable choice for horror fans as well as reluctant readers.”School Library Journal

“A monster is roaming the nights in Hidden Hills, Ohio. But why worry about monsters when you can sink your teeth into a Killer Pizza? Greg Taylor serves up a hot slice of horror that I couldn’t put down!”—R.L. Stine

“This much-needed book definitely fills a gap in horror stories for young readers left by the end of the Goosebumps series.”—VOYA

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