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Love of words, pizza turns into book for 10-year-old boy - Source Washington Post

Posted on Jan 02,2013
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Jason Meath - Aidan Meath, a student at Mater Dei School, has signed copies of his book, “The Pepperoni Palm Tree,” at stores in the Washington area.

Source Washington Post

By Tracy Grant


ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Aidan Meath’s friends have a nickname for him: Dr. Seuss.

It’s a pretty good nickname, , considering that, like Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss’s real name), Aidan has written a book that carries an important message for kids.

Of course, Geisel was in his 30s when he published his first children’s book. Aidan is 10.

The book is “The Pepperoni Palm Tree,” and its author is an outgoing fourth-grader at the Mater Dei School in Bethesda who likes playing lacrosse and the piano.

So how does a 10-year-old decide to write a book? Well, Aidan was actually 7 when he got the idea.

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