Jennie Palmer book launch of The Wompananny Witches Make One Mean Pizza
Join us as we celebrate Jennie Palmer's picture book debut - THE WOMPANANNY WITCHES MAKE ONE MEAN PIZZA.
A deliciously saucy tale of friendship and courage, The Wompananny Witches Make One Mean Pizza is a wacky Halloween story that packs laughs all year long.
Anita and Winnifred Wompananny are kitchen witches who spend their days whipping up all kinds of delicious treats. Rarely do the Wompananny Witches venture outside, for they have a crippling fear of the wild children in their neighborhood. One day, a run-in with a few particularly rambunctious kids sends the witches into a panic, so they blow off some steam by cooking up their very favorite meal: a good old-fashioned pizza pie. But they’ve unintentionally baked their anxious, fearful, freaked-out feelings right into the crust and created one mean pizza! The pie escapes the kitchen, wreaking havoc across town, until one group of hungry children devises a plan to show the pizza what they’re made of.
About the Author: Jennie Palmer worked as a production designer for much of her professional life, most notably as a senior designer and sculptor for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, where she majored in illustration. Jennielives in Burbank, California, with her husband and three kids.
Jake’s diary chronicles the story of him setting out on a trading ship that gets attacked by pirates. After he gets press-ganged into a pirate crew, he learns all sorts of thing about piracy. This book is chock full of true facts about pirates in the real world. Curious adventure readers ages 7-9 will love this story. - Pete