The Best Children’s Book About Climate Change Was Written 40 Years Ago

Like many good children’s books, Cloudy With Meatballs tackles adult anxieties

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The author’s well-loved $1 copy

Before the pandemic, the existential crisis was climate change.

Freelance writer/editor in Chicago. Words in Marker, The Atlantic, COVID Tracking Project, elsewhere. Author of ‘Chicago: From Vision to Metropolis.’

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