Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza (Paperback)
Delivery of Doom
Square Fish, 9781250073983, 336pp.
Publication Date: April 26, 2016
When Luno's dad FINALLY gives him the responsibility of delivering pizza orders all over the galaxy, Luno is excited, mostly. He knows that delivering pizza is no walk on the moon. There are hostile customers, and there's always the threat of his deliveries being intercepted by Quantum Pizza, the fast-growing chain restaurant that will do anything to put indies like Zorgoochi Intergalactic out of business.
Luno is joined by his best friend Clive, a super-smart, talking clove of garlic, and Chooch, a not-so-smart, talking pizza oven. Their deliveries are often dangerous (try landing on a fire planet) and sometimes frustrating. All Luno wants to do is help his dad keep the family business afloat. He realizes that the owner of Quantum Pizza wants the Zorgoochi family recipe, and only Luno can protect it.
Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza is Dan Yaccarino's exciting and hilarious middle-grade debut.
About the Author
Dan Yaccarino is the writer and illustrator of Unlovable. He has illustrated many books for children, including Bam, Bam, Bam by Eve Merriam. Mr. Yaccarino is also the creator and producer of the very successful Nickelodeon series Oswald. He lives with his family in New York City.
Praise For Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza: Delivery of Doom…
“Plenty of spunk, with some seriously imaginative world-building and wisecracking absurdity.” —BCCB
“This is picture-book-creator Yaccarino's first middle-grade novel, and it comes with everything: aliens, robots, time travel, and wormholes are just the beginning . . . Yaccarino's hilarious illustrations are the final delicious topping.” —Booklist
“. . . A good choice for science-fiction fans with a taste for off-the-wall humor.” —School Library Journal
“Inventive . . . readers with quirky senses of humor can look forward to being surprised.” —Kirkus Reviews
“The humor is decidedly goofy, but the story's charming sincerity makes it a delight.” —Publishers Weekly
“Preheat your curiosity to 500° because Dan Yaccarino has rolled out an adventure of intergalactic proportions, covered entirely with a layer of saucy humor, sprinkled with an extra helping of cheesy wordplay, and topped generously with absolutely delicious illustrations. . . . I loved this meal! I can only hope that I'm offered another helping soon.” —Nick Bruel, New York Times–bestseller author of Bad Kitty
“Zorgoochi Intergalactic Pizza: Delivery of Doom is a supersonic flying-saucer ride through asteroid belts of adventure and light-years of laughs. I'll have an Extra Large with Everything of Delivery of Doom.” —Mo O'Hara, author of the New York Times–bestselling Zombie Goldfish
“Delivery of Doom is an endlessly inventive comic fantasy that breaks all the rules, in the best possible way.” —Dan Gutman, author of the My Weird School and Genius Files series