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Judi Barrett

Author of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

30+ Works 16,128 Members 429 Reviews 1 Favorited

About the Author

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Series

Works by Judi Barrett

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1978) 9,999 copies, 328 reviews
Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing (1970) 1,874 copies, 28 reviews
Animals Should Definitely Not Act Like People (1980) 493 copies, 3 reviews
Things That Are Most in the World (1998) 451 copies, 6 reviews
Old Macdonald Had An Apartment House (1969) 258 copies, 1 review
The Marshmallow Incident (2009) 239 copies, 8 reviews
Which Witch Is Which? (2001) 177 copies, 5 reviews
A Snake is Totally Tail (1983) 80 copies, 1 review
Benjamin's 365 Birthdays (1974) 49 copies

Associated Works

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs [2009 film] (2009) — Original story — 511 copies, 4 reviews

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Common Knowledge

Legal name
Barrett, Judith
Birthdate
1941
Gender
female
Nationality
USA
Birthplace
UK
Places of residence
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Relationships
Barrett, Ron (former husband, illustrator of several of her books)
Short biography
Judi Barrett has written a number of award-winning children's books.   Most of her days are filled with dreaming up ideas for more books, but she also writes freelance book reviews and teaches art to young children.

Her brownstone in Brooklyn is filled with lots of antiques, tons of plants, and a refrigerator full of good things to eat.   [adapted from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1978)

Members

Reviews

Reading this book is so nostalgic.

I love that the illustrations change from black and white to color, and I love the idea of not having to cook or plan meals because it just comes with the weather.

However, the thought of milk falling from the sky and getting stuck in a drain somewhere makes me want to vomit.
 
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mrsandersonreads23 | 327 other reviews | Apr 14, 2024 |
The sequel to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - I think I might like this one more than the first! I love the idea of using the falling food on Chewandswallow to feed the rest of the world.
 
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mrsandersonreads23 | 29 other reviews | Apr 14, 2024 |
 
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BooksInMirror | Feb 19, 2024 |
The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast, lunch and dinner.
But it never rained rain and it never snowed snow and it never blew just wind. It rained things like soup and juice. It snowed things like mashed potatoes. And sometimes the wind blew in storms of hamburgers.

Life for the townspeople was delicious until the weather took a turn for the worse. The food got larger and larger and so did the portions. Chewandswallow was plagued by damaging floods and storms of huge food. The town was a mess and the people feared for their lives.
Something had to be done, and in a hurry.
… (more)
 
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PlumfieldCH | 327 other reviews | Sep 21, 2023 |

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Statistics

Works
30
Also by
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Members
16,128
Popularity
#1,408
Rating
4.1
Reviews
429
ISBNs
220
Languages
5
Favorited
1

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