Review: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Title: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Author: Judi Barrett / Drawn by: Ron Barrett
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Genre: Fiction / Fantasy
Ages 9 – 11
Print Length: 32 pages
ISBN-10: 0689707495
ISBN-13: 978-0689707490
Paperback: $6.99
Kindle: $5.99
Source: Calvary Temple Early Childhood Learning Ctr
Reviewer: D.S. White


Judi Barrett is the author of many well-loved books for children, including Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Pickles to Pittsburgh, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, and Things That Are Most in the World. She teaches art to kindergarten students at a school in her Brooklyn, New York, neighborhood. And she usually doesn’t mind going to the dentist!

Cephrael’s Hand: Interview with Author, Melissa McPhail

Please enjoy this interview with Melissa McPhail, author of the spellbinding epic fantasy, Cephrael’s Hand. Then read on to learn how you can win huge prizes as part of this blog tour, including a Kindle Fire, $450 in Amazon gift cards, and 5 autographed copies of the book.

1. Your debut novel, Cephrael’s Hand was the winner of The Written Arts Award for both the best fiction and the best Sci-Fi/Fantasy categories–congratulations! So tell us, what was the inspiration behind this story, and can you tell us a little bit about it?