Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780394850467, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 24, 1990
Illus. in full color. Nicky's mom is making so much stew that he is allowed to bring a friend home for supper. But his best friend Alec can't come, and Carla won't come--she hates beef stew. So Nicky begins a funny, frantic quest for someone to share his favorite dish.