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An Amazon betseller!

By bestselling author Julia Dweck

With vibrant images by Fian Arroyo that jump out on your screen and bring the characters to life!

Exciting, swashbuckling adventure with playful rhyming scheme and witty wording.


Set sail for a daring pirate adventure like no other. Can a cherry cupcake, a French bread and a flaky croissant battle a crew of assorted
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Kindle Edition, First Edition, 23 pages
Published July 19th 2012 by KiteReaders
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Cheryl
Jul 30, 2012 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Cheryl by: Amazon-Free Kindle Book
Beautifully illustrated and fun to read aloud for the adults as well as the little ones.

Sensitive readers/teachers of young children: (view spoiler)

Note: On Amazon, it is inappropriately coded as non-fiction. At the time I wrote this review it was
#2 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Nonfiction > Children's Nonfiction > Sports &
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Mary Stutz
Nov 01, 2017 rated it liked it
Cute story for the grandchildren
Erica "ET" Barton
Sep 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Julia Dweck’s “Pie-Rits: A Pirate Adventure” is a children's book on baked goods going out on the seven seasons in search of their lost treasure. This book is published exclusively in e-book format, which means it might not be available in your local bookstores, but that doesn't mean that it lacks the same professional quality. Julie Dweck made sure to get a good quality edit on this work and a great illustrator to go along with her written words. The artwork on every page of this book is ...more
Grampy
Feb 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Pie-Rits" by Julia Dweck is a very cleverly conceived and well executed tongue-in-cheek poem in which the character, both good and "bad" are all pastries of some sort. The damsel in distress, for lack of a better term, is Sweet Cherry, a cupcake, admired by all the other pastries. In fact, it appears she may be the only female pastry in the story! A French Bread named Pierre, and his short, flaky friend, Victor the crescent roll, tell her about their adventures on the high seas, so she goes ...more
Stacie
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Pie-Rits by Julia Dweck is a scrumptious adventure on the high sea.

"Cherry Cupcake has one tiny wish. She dreams of being rescued by a prince right off her dish." One day, to her delight, a charming French bread named Pierre sweeps her off her feet. Pierre tells Cherry that he is on a quest to recover stolen dough from the evil Pie-Rits. Cherry has never sailed on a ship before and excitedly accepts Pierre's invitation to join him and his friend Victor, the crescent roll. The group quickly
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Marilou George
Aug 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Cherry Cupcake has always wished to be rescued by a prince. She meets Pierre a young French bread and his buddy Victor the crescent roll who have sailed the seas. She is impressed by them and goes with them on their sailing adventure to catch the Pie-Rits who have stolen the dough.

This is a charming and fun-filled story for all children as the adventure unfolds. The rhyming in this book is entertaining and very clever. Their journey is fun filled and daring with wonderful characters that are
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Krista
Dec 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
If you weren't hungry when you start this book you will be when you end this book is super sweet!!! I love how Julia brought Pie's to a new level for children and made this book so much fun to read. We were in laughter at each page. So much fun to read to your children or have one read to you. Even the hubby loved this book, we are all Pie Lovers!!!

This children book is wonderfully written and super fun to read. Who would have thought Pies as Pie-Rits the creativity keeps going with every Julia
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Jennifer  Davis
Jan 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was given a e-copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.

This book combines two of my sons favorite things, sweet treats and pirates. My 5 year old loved this book. It kept his attention from beginning to end, which is hard with some books due to his adhd and autistic tendencies. We shared many laughs during this book. The book has great rhyming schemes, humor, and amazing illustrations. I see us enjoying this book over and over. Anything that gets my son involved with the story and
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S.W.
Feb 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-under-7
What a clever idea. I'd never associated pirates with pies, but now that I've seen it ... it's obvious!

This is a nice story about some tasty treats and their pirate adventure. The characters in the illustrations are great, and I found myself looking at them over and over as I read. They're bright and colorful and look fantastic on a iPad.

Recommended for kids under 7 who are attracted to tasty food (that'd be all kids wouldn't it).
Nikki Bywater
Jul 30, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A colourful children’s book, told in rhyme and with good humour, with some great illustrations that are eye catching and some wonderful imaginative characters that will appeal to children. Pie-Rits is ideal for early readers and will be a story that young children will want read to them again and again.
Sher A. Hart
Nov 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is one of the few books of Julia's that I can rate because I read and loved it before I did any editing. I had more fun reading this than a kid licking frosting from a cupcake. What a fun adventure, both sweet and tart. There were parts where I wanted to cheer Cherry for stepping up to the plate--make that the butter plate.
Nickcole
Nov 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I received this from the author in exchange for an honest review

Another hit for Ms. Dweck because she has a magical way of writing for kids and also a fun way for adults to get their tongues all twisted in knots. My daughter and i loved this book and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!!
watson387
Feb 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children
I read Pie-Rits to my five year old son this morning. He was really amused at the fact that the characters were all baked goods and he giggled at the rhymes. He says he wants me to read it to him again later. That's definitely makes this book a solid 4 out of 5.
Michele Cousens
Aug 31, 2013 rated it liked it
My son likes this book even though he is too little to get all the play on words.
Julie Stewart
A cute little book.
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Julia writes children’s stories for digital and traditional publication. Her stories span the spectrum of humor, fantasy, and edutainment in rhyme and in prose. Julia’s background in elementary education affords her the opportunity to be in touch with what children want to read about and what makes them giggle. Julia collaborates with some of the leading artists in the world of children’s ...more
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