A celebration of the inventiveness of parents - laugh-out-loud funny and thoroughly heartwarming.
William Steig (1907 - 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular children's literature. Most noted for the books Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto, he also created the character Shrek, who inspired the popular movie series.
From its tongue-tantalizing title to its understated but delightful
ending, Pete's a Pizza is a tour de force * School Library
[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. -- Article about Allan Ahlberg's top 10 picture books * babyccinokids.com *