How It Happened! Pizza

The Cool Stories and Facts Behind Every Slice

By Paige Towler (Author), WonderLab Group (Author)

Series How It Happened


Pub Date 11/7/2023

ISBN 9781454945000

Format Hardcover



How It Happened! Pizza

The Cool Stories and Facts Behind Every Slice

by Paige Towler, WonderLab Group
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Find out how pizza became the world’s favorite comfort food in this nonfiction book, part of the HOW IT HAPPENED! Series. 

Did you know that every hour, more than one million slices of pizza are eaten in the United States? But this cheesy flatbread had a long journey before becoming a global comfort food. This fact-filled book delivers the deep dish on pizza culture, history, and science. Whether you like thin crust or Sicilian-style, this book is one that pizza lovers won’t want to miss!  

“This enticing book uses ever-popular, seemingly omnipresent pizza to reinforce all kinds of curriculum concepts . . . . This current offering serves as a delectable addition for both school and public library collections." —Booklist STARRED Review

“This is a very well-researched text about the origins of this common food, and will be a new favorite of anyone who loves pizza. A thorough and compelling book about a food that everyone loves. Highly recommended.”—School Library Journal STARRED Review

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WonderLab Group is a custom-content-creation and editorial-services firm specializing in publishing, audio, and digital content in the areas of children’s nonfiction and STEM. Their focus is on developing programmatic and 360-degree content to build nonfiction brands and franchises that promote science and inspire curious kids. 

Title Details

Pages 192 pages, all in color

Trim 6 x 9 x 0 Inches

Territories World

Category Science & Nature

Age Range 8 to 12