Based on the viral internet sensation Kobe Eats, Kobe pulls together all the ingredients to help make dinner for his family in this humorous picture book, Kobe Eats Pizza! by Ashley Wian and Cate Berry.
Chef Kobe is the star of the kitchen! With his signature red apron and red chef’s hat, Kobe is ready to make another meal―PIZZA! He uses only the finest ingredients, never spills, and is very patient when waiting for the timer to go off . . .
While cooking is super fun, Chef Kobe always remembers the last, most important step: eating together as a family!
This story is as animated and sweet as the popular videos of him cooking online for his family. Joy Ang’s illustrations bring Kobe to life, filling the pages with love and humor.
From School Library Journal
Kobe, of “Kobe Eats” on Instagram, is ready to make his own pizza. This rollicking story follows him as he gets help from loved ones and assembles all of the ingredients. At times the tastier morsels conveniently find their way into his mouth. All family members, including the pets, take part in this romp through the kitchen. Sweet and simple color illustrations support the family theme of cooking together and add humor to this kinetic tale. Young fans of his online presence will be delighted by Kobe’s debut in print. Simply written, young readers should not be surprised as Kobe makes a mess while enjoying what he loves. Parents will appreciate introducing their children to an experience they may want to reproduce at home. VERDICT A winsome tale centered on family and fun.