The Deep Dish on Pizza!

The Deep Dish on Pizza! Cover

The Deep Dish on Pizza!

By Stephen Krensky; Daniel Guidera (Illustrator)

Simon Spotlight, Paperback, 9781481420556, 48pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

Description
Chow down on a slice of history in this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read all about pizza, part of a series about the history of fun stuff
Did you know that two thousand years ago, the soldiers of Darius the Great used their shields to cook a pizza-like flatbread? Or that Americans eat approximately 350 slices of pizza per second? That adds up to more than seventy-five football fields of pizza each day Learn all about the mouthwatering history of pizza in this fun, fact-filled book.
A special section at the back of the book includes relevant info on subjects like geography and science, and there's even a fun quiz so you can test yourself to see what you ve learned


About the Author
A versatile author of over 50 books for children--including the bestselling How Santa Got His Job--Stephen Krensky writes everything from picture books to novels, fantasy to realism, fiction to nonfiction. Being able to try so many different kinds of books has helped me stay enthusiastic about every book I write, he explains. Krensky lives in Lexington, Massachusetts, with his family. www.stephenkrensky.com.

Saturday morning cartoons and lounge music, big-time wrestling and creature movies, bowling alleys and flying saucers, kitschy fun parks and the Ramones, diners, Dino-Land, Dean Martin these are just a few of Daniel Guidera s favorite things that inspire his signature Illustration-A-Go-Go! style. His work has appeared in venues such as MAD Magazine", Topps baseball cards, cookie boxes, in-flight magazines, great metropolitan newspapers, technology magazines and grade school textbooks. Most recently, Daniel had immense fun creating illustrations for the iPad e-book app My Dad Drives A Roller Coaster Car, currently available in the iTunes store. He s won awards, but then, so has everybody.