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“Hi, Pizza Man!”

“Hi, Pizza Man!”
Written by Virginia Walter,
Illustrated by Ponder Goembel

Ages 3-7
Orchard, Scholastic Books
ISBN: 0-439-19986-7

Sleepers, 100 Books Too Good To Miss!
“In this simple, funny story, a young girl pretends what she would say to a variety of creatures, from a dinosaur to a snake, delivering pizza to her door.”
— School Library Journal, 1998

“Hi, Pizza Woman!” “Meow, Pizza Kitty!” “Sssss, Pizza Snake!” “Hi, Pizza Man!”

Awards and Honors:

  • Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award Voted most popular by preschool children in Missouri’s public libraries, 1997
Shows and Exhibitions
  • Art of the Tale: Sponsored by Rivergate Books, Lambertville NJ, Nov 15, 1998
  • Booklist, Jan 1995
  • School Library Journal, March 1995
  • The Horn Book, March/April 1995
  • Publishers Weekly, March 13, 1995
  • Spaghetti Book Club
Activity Articles
  • Booklinks, Oct/Nov 2000
  • Scholastic; Making a Pizza Pie, 2000
  • Scholastic Early Childhood Today, Nov/Dec 2000
  • Raisinnet.com, Spring - Summer Reading List, Aug. 2002

Ponder this:
“Working on this book was an adventure in using my imagination.
I lovedto think up all the different ways a pizza could be delivered.”
— Ponder Goembel

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