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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi…

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1978)

by Judi Barrett

Other authors: Ron Barrett (Illustrator)

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Series: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1)

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, a fantasy picturebook intended for grades 3-5, takes place in the town of Chewandswallow. Food falls from the sky! No one minds until the food gets larger and fall faster. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett is a very fun read. The fantastical element of the story engages young readers. This book can be utilized in a classroom to examine weather. There are numerous different lesson plans available all over the internet. A movie has even been made! Students can compare and contrast the picturebook and the movie. This can show students that movies and books are not always similar. I would recommend this book be utilized in classrooms. ( )
  msheiv1 | Mar 26, 2019 |
This is a fun book to read to the class. ( )
  Morgan_Lindsey20 | Mar 4, 2019 |
The tiny town of Chewandswallow was like most towns, except for the weather, which came three times a day. It never rained rain or snowed snow; instead, it brought breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everyone in town ate whatever fell from the sky. But one day the weather took a turn for the worse.

Charming illustrations accompany this delightfully silly tale that is sure to elicit gales of laughter from young readers. It’s a perfect story for parents to share with young readers.

Highly recommended. ( )
  jfe16 | Feb 25, 2019 |
A fun fictional story about raining food that gives young readers a sense of imagination
  Rachael_Dorsch | Dec 11, 2018 |
Chewandswallow-- a place where the weather brings breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s a great place to live until the weather brings hurricanes of food.

This book is a classic and I can see why. The concept is so cute and fun and children. It is so creative and the illustrations are so creative! ( )
  KailiMarion | Dec 9, 2018 |
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Barrett, RonIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Terheyden, LindaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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We were all sitting around the big kitchen table.
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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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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689707495, Paperback)

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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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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