by Diana Murray
illustrated by Maria Karipidou
Random House Books for Young Readers, Feb. 2018
ABOUT PIZZA PIG:
Kindness is on the menu! Pizza Pig's pizza parlor is the place to be, where animals can order whatever their taste buds desire in this entertaining Step 2 beginning reader.
Penguins like their pizza cold. Rats want cheese with extra mold!
Customers at Pizza Pig's get whatever they want on their pizzas! But why isn't Turtle eating? It turns out that one is the loneliest number when it comes to a bustling pizza joint filled with groups of animals. All Turtle needs is a friend to whet her appetite! This rhyming story about pizza, compassion, and friendship is sure to tickle young readers.
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.