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Barrett, Judi
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs (1st edition)
Atheneum - Simon and Schuster, New York. Simon and Schuster's Atheneum imprint. New York. 1978. 30 unpaginated pages. Book measures approximately 9x10 inches. First Edition (stated), first printing in original 1st issue DJ. $8.95 price intact on DJ flap. This first edition is virtually impossible to track down. It took nearly 30 years for the book to capture widespread attention; and in that time the majority of the first printings had been well-loved by libraries; and since discarded and replaced. This title has turned into a half-a billion dollar industry spawning 2 hugely successful animated films, a soon to be released TV series, multiple video games and countless sequels and spin-off titles. This title alone has sold over 3 million copies. This book has been recognized by the NEA as a Teacher's Top 100 books for Children as well as the School Library Journal's Top 100 books of all time. As for this copy being offered; it is a first edition; stated. First printing. Tan-grayish boards; illustrated with a meatball raining out of a cloud. Black endpapers. Atheneum New York 1978 stated on title page; in addition to the first edition statement on copyright page. Boards are fairly bright and clean; with minor soiling and faint tapeghost oultline on front/back (faint). Shelf-rubbing at tips. Original 1st issue DJ with $8.95 price intact on front flap. Old bookseller price-sticker on rear flap. DJ shows some faint staining at corners and folds. A second copy of this title is included; it is a later printing. The only reason it is being included is because it has the same black … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Medium Rare Books [Mountainside, NJ, U.S.A.]
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