Jimmy Zangwow's Out-of-This-World Moon-Pie Adventure
Jimmy Zangwow loves his Moon Pies. His mom holds the key to the Moon Pie stash, though -- and she says no treats before dinner! If only Jimmy could fly to the moon to get his own Moon Pies...
How far would you go to get your favorite snack?
Written and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi (yes, the same author of The Spider Wick Chronicles), this fantastical tale is surprisingly all about Moon Pies. The story starts out simply...more
Jimmy Zangwow is bound and determined to get his hands on his favorite snack: Moon Pies and milk. After his mother refuses his pre-dinner request, Jimmy stomps off to sulk aboard his secret project, a flying junk jumbilee jalopy. "Holy macaroni!" The next thing he knows he's hurtling off to space, toward the moon... and "Mmm!...more
DiTerlizzi’s painterly illustrations are reminiscent of a Norman Ro...more
The kids also loved this one. I had a student who loved the name Jimmy Zangwow and he keeps mentioning him in his writing, even now when I am back-dating this review in November. This is a cute tale of a search for a favorite dessert. And it is extra fun for me now that I have been to the Moon-pie factory. This was recommended by a colleague of mine who would send it to her nieces and nephews with a case of Moon-pies!
*Taken from my book reviews blog: http://reviewsatmse.blogspot.com/2008...