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Pickles to Pittsburgh: A Sequel to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Contributor(s): Barrett, Judi (Author), Barrett, Ron (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689801041     ISBN-13: 9780689801044
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Hardcover
Published: October 1997

Annotation: In this sequel to what has become a modern classic, Kate and Henry's grandpa is enjoying "the best vacation ever". The picture on the postcard he sends depicts a place that seems vaguely familiar. That night, Kate and Henry find themselves flying over an amazing island covered with huge quantities of food--the land of Chewandswallow! Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Homelessness & Poverty
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: E
LCCN: 95040510
Age Level: 5-8
Grade Level: Kindergarten-3
Lexile Measure: 810 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.37" H x 10.02" W x 8.83" (0.72 lbs) 32 pages
- Theometrics - Secular
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/08/1997 pg. 75
Kirkus Review - Children 09/01/1997 pg. 1384
School Library Journal 11/01/1997 pg. 76
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1997 pg. 22 - Marginal, Seriously Flawed
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 17544
Reading Level: 4.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
In this charming sequel to the classic "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs," Kate and Henry eagerly await Grandpa's return from a vacation that his postcard says has been one of the best and most unusual ever. Thinking about that postcard Kate drifts off to sleep that night and...

"With Henry as my co-pilot..." she visits the strange land of Chewandswallow -- a land characterized by massive amounts of food, immense carrots, leafy jungles of lettuce, and tuna fish sandwiches so gigantic they have to be moved by helicopter. What the people of Chewandswallow are doing with all that food is most intriguing of all. Fans of "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" will applaud this return trip with its underlying message of generosity and a world community.

Contributor Bio(s): Barrett, Judi: - Judi Barrett is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Pickles to Pittsburgh, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, Lots More Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, Santa from Cincinnati, and An Excessive Alphabet. She teaches art to kindergarten students at a school in her Brooklyn neighborhood.Barrett, Ron: - Ron Barrett is the internationally bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Pickles to Pittsburgh, Superhero Joe, Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, Lots More Animals Should Definitely Not Wear Clothing, and An Excessive Alphabet. 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.
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