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Tony and the Pizza Champions

Tony and the Pizza Champions

By Tony Gemignani, Illustrated by Matthew Trueman

From the eight-time world pizza-tossing champion, this dynamic picture book invites readers to join in the dough-flying fun as Tony and his team of talented pizza-tossers travel to Italy to compete in an international competition. Pizza lovers of all ages will be amazed to get this inside peek into the acrobatic art of pizza tossing, and to see the many diverse ways that the much-loved food can be enjoyed here and abroad. Also included are Tony's famous pizza recipe and step-by-step dough-tossing instructions for those who want to get into the act.

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Size: 8-1/2 x 10-1/2 in;
Pages: 44 pp;
full-color illustrations throughout, Ages 4-8
Format: Hardcover
Publication: February 2009
ISBN: 9780811861625
ISBN10: 811861627
Tony Gemignani is a world-renowned pizza tosser. His team has won the world pizza-tossing championship in Italy eight times. He and his brother own Pyzano's Pizzeria in Northern California. He is the co-author of Chronicle's Pizza cookbook.

Matthew Trueman has illustrated several children's books. Raised in Italy, he now lives in Alpha, New Jersey.

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