Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Apr 1, 1982 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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The beloved, bestselling tale of edible weather is brought to life!

If food dropped like rain from the sky, wouldn't it be marvelous! Or would it? It could, after all, be messy. And you'd have no choice. What if you didn't like what fell? Or what if too much came? Have you ever thought of what it might be like to be squashed flat by a pancake?

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Very easy to read with pleasant illustrations. - Goodreads
It rained meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner. - Goodreads
Imaginative storytelling at its best. - Goodreads
Hilarious! Great pictures! - Goodreads
This book is a great example of imagery! - Goodreads
The plot of this book, in my opinion, is too simple. - Goodreads
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Chewandswallow seems like the perfect world--complete with hamburger storms and other delicious storms. However, one very bad weather day might convince readers otherwise.

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User Review  - Kristine - Goodreads

I loved the movie so I had to read the book. No surprise that the book was better than the movie. Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Judi Barrett is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Pickles to Pittsburgh, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, and Santa from Cincinnati. She teaches art to kindergarten students at a school in her Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood.

Ron Barrett is the internationally bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Cats Got Talent, Superhero Joe, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Pickles to Pittsburgh, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, and Old MacDonald Had an Apartment House. His illustrations have been honored by the Society of Illustrators and have been exhibited at The Louvre in Paris. He lives in New York City.

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