A grandfather tells a wild tale in this hilarious account of a town that receives its food supply from the sky. It rains juice, snows mashed potatoes, and storms hamburgers---until the weather take...

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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - H





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Judi Barrett
Illustrated by Ron Barrett
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Brace yourself for this one! It is absurd, magical and clever all in one fell swoop! This was Elizabeth's best friend's favorite book, and I think if I were five it might be mine, too. It is the wild tale of a small town that never needed any food stores because three times a day some sort of food came down from the sky. It rained things like juice, snowed things like mashed potatoes and peas, and sometimes the wind blew in hamburgers. People could listen to the weather report and find out what was going to be for dinner!

They took their plates and utensils with them when they left the house - so they could "catch" a bite. This sort of silliness goes on and on in the story, which takes a turn when strange weather starts to predominate in the town, Chewandswallow. Take heed, all you who shun meat in your diets - there are meatballs falling from the sky in this story. And there's a Jell-O sunset and "lambchops, becoming heavy at times." The line drawing/watercolor illustrations are absolutely enchanting and funny. This book's outrageous. You'll get the giggles.

(Ages: 3 - 7 years)

#5504 - Hardcover Book - 30 pgs
Our price $17.99

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