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These pasta words are fun to say …
That’s a lot-ti!
Pasta tastes delicious, but do you know that pasta names are also fun to say? Grab your fork and spoon and get stuck into this rhyming feast. It’s enough to make anyone hungry for PASTA!
From bestselling author Felice Arena and award-winning illustrator Beatrice Cerocchi comes a joyous ode to the food that everyone loves to eat.
PRAISE FOR PASTA!
'Pasta! is an absolutely joyous, tongue-twisting romp through the fork-twirling, hair-curling world of the more-ish and magical food that is pasta!
This book is pure delight. It encourages children to become familiar with new and unusual words on the page, in an atmosphere of celebration and fun. With crazy pasta names, Italian words and silly rhymes all thrown into the mix, there won’t be a home in the country that doesn’t hear the words
‘Agnolotti, That’s a lot-ti?’
shouted with glee when it’s pasta for dinner!' - Kids' Book Review . com
‘A joyous rhyming romp … it is just pure good fun’. – Just So Stories
‘Beautifully depicts the incredible variety of pasta with all their evocative, wonderful Italian names. A delight to read aloud … a stunning picture book for young children.’ – Readings
‘What stands out about this title is that it’s not just a counting book or A-Z of the dish – the children are actively involved with food, and perhaps controversially, playing with it!’ – Books + Publishing
‘It’s a beautifully produced book … I think it’s very giftable.’ – Your Kids Next Read