A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year.
Synopses & Reviews
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.
The beloved, bestselling tale of edible weather is brought to life!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;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?
In Chewandswallow, meals rain from the sky at appropriate times of the day, but a change in the weather blows in massive problems. "Prediction: Children dreaming up their own weather menus are sure to follow up on the fun."--"Booklist." A "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year. Three-color illustrations.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Judi Barrettandlt;/bandgt; is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling andlt;iandgt;Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Pickles to Pittsburghandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothingandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Santa from Cincinnatiandlt;/iandgt;. She teaches art to kindergarten students at a school in her Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood.Ron Barrett is the internationally bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including andlt;iandgt;Cats Got Talentandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Superhero Joeandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballsandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Pickles to Pittsburghandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothingandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Old MacDonald Had an Apartment Houseandlt;/iandgt;. His illustrations have been honored by the Society of Illustrators and have been exhibited at The Louvre in Paris. He lives in New York City.