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

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Jul 15, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.

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User Review  - Emma_Manolis - LibraryThing

I love this book! Even though it is a short book Alexander has a clear personality that is seen on every single page, through both the words and the illustrations. It is enjoyable at any age and it is ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarrieDann - LibraryThing

Summary: This book is about a young boy named Alexander who has a horrible day and from the moment he wakes up, his day does not go well all day long. Everything that can possibly go wrong for ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

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 Bad Day, If I Were in Charge of the World...and Other Worries, and I'll Fix Anthony as well as several books of poetry and prose for adults. She is also a contributing editor to Redbook magazine. Mrs. Viorst lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Milton, a political writer. They have three sons -- Anthony, Nicholas, and Alexander.

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