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Enemy Pie [Hardcover]

Derek Munson , Tara Calahan King
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Sept. 1 2000
It was the perfect summer. That is, until Jeremy Ross moved into the house down the street and became neighborhood enemy number one. Luckily Dad had a surefire way to get rid of enemies: Enemy Pie. But part of the secret recipe is spending an entire day playing with the enemy!In this funny yet endearing story, one little boy learns an effective recipes for turning your best enemy into your best friend. Accompanied by charming illustrations, Enemy Pie serves up a sweet lesson in the difficulties and ultimate rewards of making new friends.

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Kindergarten-Grade 3-What should have been a perfect summer for one young boy is ruined when Jeremy Ross moves in and becomes number one on the narrator's enemy list. Fortunately, his father has a secret recipe for a pie that is guaranteed to help get rid of enemies. While Dad works on mixing the ingredients and baking the pie, he explains his son's role in the plan: "-you need to spend a day with your enemy. Even worse, you have to be nice to him." It sounds tough, but the boy decides to give it a try. Predictably, between throwing water balloons at the girls, playing basketball, and hiding out in the tree house, he decides that Jeremy is not so bad after all. There's still the problem of the pie, however. When his father serves up the dessert, the young protagonist decides to warn Jeremy that it is "poisonous or something." However, it seems that both his father and his new friend are just fine, and what's more, the pie is delicious. This is a clever tale with an effective message about how to handle relationships and conflict. King's stylized and humorous illustrations, done in colored pencil and pastel, will work well with a group.
Roxanne Burg, Thousand Oaks Library, CA
Copyright 2000 Reed Business Information, Inc.

About the Author

Derek Munson lives in Washington state. This is his first book for children.

Tara Calahan King studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Tara lives in Ohio with her husband Rick. This is her first book for children.

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5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful Book Dec 26 2010
By alison
Format:Hardcover
This book is well written with a fabulous message. It's a wonderful book to read aloud and I've read it to classes of children and in bed to my 3-year old and had great success in both situations. The pictures are charming as well and add to the story.
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5.0 out of 5 stars How to make an enemy into a friend Jan. 15 2010
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
This is a wonderful way to give children strategies for overcoming conflicts and making friends. This is also a good story about how fathers are role models for their sons. The lessons contained do not interfere with the telling of the story in any way. Very well-done.
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5.0 out of 5 stars My son loves this book and Derek Munson!!! April 15 2004
By A Customer
Format:Hardcover
Today Derek Munson came to my kindergarten son's school to do a reading of "Enemy Pie". I attended. Derek was fabulous and engaging. The book was wonderful! My son thought it was the greatest book and on the way home said "that guy is a good author!" He even let the kids MAKE enemy pie! Too fun!!! We came home and immediately bought the book! I only wish we would have purchased an autographed copy befor the reading! Thank you Dered Munson! I can't wait to see what's next!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Well Done Derek Munson Sept. 4 2003
Format:Hardcover
I whole-heartedly recommend this story. Mr. Munson and Ms. King do a wonderful job of both entertaining and teaching a life lesson. The short of this story is that we fear the unknown and resist change. Mr. Munson artfully points out that enemies (not just childhood enemies) are more likely friends you just don't know yet. This book speaks well to today's youth and cleverly provides children a cornerstone for developing relationships.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Enemy Pie June 17 2003
By A Customer
Format:Hardcover
Enemy Pie is a book about how to make enemies your friend.One summer a kid named Jeremy Ross moved into the neighborhood. One personal kid had Jeremy on his first and only enemy list. The reasons were that when the kid struck out in baseball Jeremy would laugh at him. When Jeremy had a party on his trampoline the kid was not invited but his best friend was. One day the kids dad heard about Jermy Ross. So he brought out an old recipe called ENEMY PIE. The adventure goes on with the kid and Jeremy and then something good happens.

I really do recommend this book because it has great illustrations and it also tells you what to do with your enemies. This book is a picture fiction book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Enemy Pie April 18 2003
Format:Hardcover
Enemy Pie is a delightfully written book on a not often covered subject. The build up in thle plot is so well done, developing the story at just the right pace. The little boy's feelings are easy to identify with.
I really enjoyed the way this book is illustrated, capturing the mood of the story.
I will be donating a copy of "Enemy Pie" to my grandchildren's school library.
Thank you Derek Munson and Tara Calahan King for such a great contribution to childrens literature.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Delicious! A great book! April 5 2003
By Sandra
Format:Hardcover
I had the opportunity to hear Derek read his picture book "Enemy Pie" at Borders Storytime. The children in the audience, including myself and my own children--a 6 year old and a 9 year old loved this book. Derek's words are very poetic and his book is entertaining. It's quite a long picture book at 40 pages, but the story moves quickly and covers a lot of ground. I bought Enemy Pie and have enjoyed reading it out loud. I highly recommend it. The illustrations are bright and vivid. I can't wait for Derek's next books which he said are in the beginning stages. Yippee!! :-)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Terrific book for reading or reading aloud! Dec 3 2002
Format:Hardcover
This book is fun to read. It is a great story full of characters that are easy to relate to. It has reality, sillyness and a bit of suspense. I read to children in classrooms and have found this book to be both entertaining and insightful. The story it self keeps the group interested and when its done the discussion afterwards shows that they got the idea. I highly reccomend this book.
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