Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Paperback | July 15, 1987

byJudith ViorstIllustratorRay Cruz

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The perennially popular tale of Alexander’s worst day is a storybook that belongs on every child’s bookshelf.

Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair.
And it got worse...
His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV!
This handsome new edition of Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages.

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Viorst's classic tale of a little boy who must accept the reality that "some days are like that", when everything he does goes awry, is one of her most popular works. "The clever text shines".--School Library Journal, starred review. ALA Notable Children's Book. Full color

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The perennially popular tale of Alexander’s worst day is a storybook that belongs on every child’s bookshelf.Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse... His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for ...

Judith Viorst says that she has been writing always -- "or at least since I was seven or eight, when I composed an ode to my dead parents, both of whom were alive and well and, when they read my poem, extremely annoyed." She has written many books for children, including the acclaimed Alexander and the Terrible Horrible, No Good, Very...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 7.5 × 10 × 0.3 inPublished:July 15, 1987Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689711735

ISBN - 13:9780689711732

Appropriate for ages: 6

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Viorst's classic tale of a little boy who must accept the reality that "some days are like that", when everything he does goes awry, is one of her most popular works. "The clever text shines".--School Library Journal, starred review. ALA Notable Children's Book. Full color