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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1978)

by Judi Barrett, Ron Barrett (Illustrator)

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Series: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (books) (1)

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Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.

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I loved this book as a child and was thrilled that my two girls enjoyed it so much as well. We talked about it for days and discussed what our favorite "weather" would be. ( )
  suzannekmoses | May 21, 2022 |
A great children's book ( )
  Bookslesstravelled | Apr 15, 2022 |
Good book for children. ( )
  MegGordon | Sep 14, 2021 |
This story tells the story of a Grandfather telling his grandshildren a story. In the little town of Chewandswallow food falls from the sky and gives people everything they need. Everything was going well until too much food starts falling from the sky. The people of Chewandswallow use thier ingenuity to escape the town and the food falling from the sky. The creativity and excitement of the story combined with rich illustrations are wonderful to engage students in the story. A creative way to use this in the classroom would be to have students write a story surrounding food and illustrate it. This would be good for students who show interest in culinary arts. ( )
  Leighann-Rathe | Mar 31, 2021 |
Such a cute book ( )
  RavinScarface | Dec 13, 2020 |
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Judi Barrettprimary authorall editionscalculated
Barrett, RonIllustratormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Terheyden, LindaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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We were all sitting around the big kitchen table.
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Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.

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"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" is a story that allows children to use their imagination. In a town one day, food is falling from the sky. Sounds like heaven, no? Well, while others may enjoy the free falling food, not every one is so happy. To see how the town reacts to this phenomenon and what food exactly falls from the sky, children must read and find out.
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