Sweet Pizza

G. R. Gemin (Author) Tom Clohosy Cole (Illustrator)
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Description

When Joe tasted a mouthful he was amazed how delicious it was - a dense taste, better than any pasta he'd eaten before. Food was suddenly different - he felt as if his taste buds were doing the cha-cha-cha onStrictly.

Joe loves his Italian heritage: the language, the opera, the lasagne! But it's hard to celebrate his Italian roots in Bryn Mawr, South Wales, where his mam is sick of running the family's tatty cafe. Just like his great-grandfather, who opened the cafe in 1929, Joe is an entrepreneur. He vows to save the family business, and to spice up the tired High Street with a little Italian flavour!

This is a heart-warming story about bringing a diverse community together and the amazing history of Italian immigrants in Wales. From the author of Cowgirl, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.

Cover illustration by Tom Clohosy Cole.

"The warmth and charm of 'Sweet Pizza' are quite extraordinary; though there are some very moving moments, it is mainly a joyous and eccentric comedy." Kate Saunders, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Judge

Also by G. R. Gemin: Cowgirl

Product Details

Price
£7.99  £7.43
Publisher
Nosy Crow Ltd
Publish Date
2 June 2016
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780857636300

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