By Pete Hautman

“Jack-of-all-genres Hautman turns to the mouthwatering, madcap world of competitive eating. . . . This infectious tale is a thing to be savored.” — Booklist (starred review)

David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes and thirty-six seconds. But he’ll have to do better: he’s going to compete in the Super Pigorino Bowl, the world’s greatest pizza-eating contest, and he has to win it, because he borrowed his mom’s credit card and accidentally charged $2,000 to it. So he really needs that prize money. And David’s also got to keep an eye on his little brother, Mal (who, if the family believed in labels, would be labeled autistic, but they don’t, so they just label him Mal). Master talent Pete Hautman has cooked up a middle-grade novel too delicious to put down.

  • Now in paperback with an appetizing new cover, a middle-grade novel full of empathy, humor, and heart, perfect for reluctant readers
  • Features a particularly lovely relationship between a teenage boy and his younger autistic brother
  • Received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and School Library Journal

About the author

Pete Hautman is the author of many books for young adults and adults, including the National Book Award–winning Godless, the Klaatu Diskos trilogy, and Eden West. Pete Hautman divides his time between Wisconsin and Minnesota.

ISBN: 9781536204322
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2019
Dimensions: 139 x 209mm, 288pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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