Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Board Book - 2011
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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! Life for the townspeople was delicious until the miraculous food weather took a turn for the worse. The food got larger and larger, and so did the portions. The flood of huge food caused chaos, and the people feared for their lives. Something had to be done . . . before it was too late!

This beloved bestseller is now available for the youngest readers in this Classic Board Book edition!
Publisher: New York : Little Simon, 2011, c1978
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781442430235
Branch Call Number: JE BAR
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 14 x 16 cm
Additional Contributors: Barrett, Ron


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Mar 22, 2018

Enjoyed reading Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs just as much as I enjoyed reading it back in the day. Still just as entertaining. Didn't know that the book was the first in a series, though. That was news to me. Maybe I'll order the next in the series from the library just to see what it's all about -Pickles to Pittsburgh. I remember when the movie came out too. Not a big fan of it, honestly. I'll stick with the book.

vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Oh no, it’s raining food. What is the town going to do?

Jan 04, 2015

In this story, Grandpa tells a bedtime story about a town where food rains down three times a day. No one shops for food. Unfortunately things begin to go wrong. Food storms happen, food becomes larger, and strange food combinations come down. In order to survive, the people make boats out of stale food and sail to a new land where they have to learn to buy their own food.

This is a unique and timeless story. The illustrations are drawn by the author's husband. They are complex so there is a lot to look at on each page.

What child wouldn't enjoy a story about food falling from the sky? The story is longer and more complex than a typical picture book so I would recommend it especially for ages 4-9. The upper age range would enjoy this as a book they can read for themselves.

lms Jul 26, 2010

This isn't dry humour!

kantoni Sep 11, 2009

I loved this book as a kid!

neko Sep 04, 2009

A story about grampa's home town.

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Jan 04, 2015

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 9

blue_rabbit_490 Jun 21, 2012

blue_rabbit_490 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 7

Jan 12, 2010

green_bird_714 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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Jan 12, 2010

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