Pizza and Taco: Best Party Ever! (Hardcover)
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The second in a hilarious young graphic novel series about Pizza and Taco. This time around Pizza and Taco are bored, so they decide to throw an awesome party! What could possibly go wrong?
Pizza and Taco have the oh-so-relatable problem of not knowing what to do when boredom strikes. The answer? Throw a party! They have a location, and a guest list, and decorations. Everything is perfect . . . until it isn't. In fact, it's kind of a DISASTER! Ice Cream has a meltdown, and who knew Hamburger was lactose intolerant? (Who invited Cheeseburger anyway?) Well, now they know how NOT to throw a party!!
This hilarious young graphic novel--with chapters--will tickle the funny bones of kids ages 4-7 and bolster their reading confidence. Graphic chapter books serve as a great bridge to graphic novels and longer chapter books. Readers will also love the first two book in the series: Pizza and Taco: Who's the Best?
Pizza and Taco: Best Party Ever!
About the Author
STEPHEN SHASKAN has written and illustrated a dozen children's books. His debut picture book, A Dog Is a Dog, was a New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection and was a CCBC Choices Book. He holds a BFA in illustration from Rhode Island School of Design, and worked with kids for twenty years as an early childhood educator and an after-school and summer art teacher. He performs musical storytimes, presents at schools, conferences, and festivals, and teaches comic classes to kids. Stephen lives with--and often collaborates with--his wife, author Trisha Speed Shaskan, in Minneapolis. Visit him at stephenshaskan.com.
"The lunch bunch is back—and they’re throwing a party! A party worth crashing." —Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Pizza and Taco: Who's the Best?
"A perfect choice for early readers beginning their climb to Dog Man.” –Booklist
"Fans of Clanton’s Narwhal and Jelly series will find these foodie friends particularly appealing." –The Bulletin
"There’s plenty of gross-out humor for kids. Readers will relate to the joy and frustration of friendly competition, and the hilarity of watching an animated taco and slice of pizza do their best-friends dance is not to be missed. A delightful graphic novel for young readers." –School Library Journal
"This book is really funny! I love this book, because...PIZZA!" –Charlie, age 7
"It's a great mix of friendship, competition, and delicious food!" –Shira, age 9