Alexander, Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday

byJudith ViorstIllustratorRay Cruz

February 1, 1978|
Alexander, Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday by Judith Viorst
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Anthony has two dollars and three quarters and one dime and seven nickels and eighteen pennies. Nicholas has one dollar and two quarters and five dimes and five nickels and thirteen pennies.
Alexander has...bus tokens.
And even when he''s rich, pretty soon all he has is bus tokens.
He was rich. Last Sunday.
Grandma Betty and Grandpa Louie came and gave Anthony and Nicholas and Alexander each a dollar. Alexander was saving his. Maybe for a walkie-talkie.
And then there was bubble gum, some bets with Anthony and Nicholas (that Alexander lost), a snake rental, a garage sale, and all kinds of other things to spend money on.
And now all he has is bus tokens. When he used to be rich last Sunday.
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 been a published author -- of adult poetry and prose, children''s books and a monthly column for Redbook -- i...
Title:Alexander, Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 7.5 X 10 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 7.5 X 10 X 0.4 in
Published:February 1, 1978
Appropriate for ages:4
ISBN - 13:9780689306020

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