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  - neverstopreading - LibraryThing

I read this with my 3 year old who has been having a lot of these terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days lately. Will it turn his bad days into good days? Will it change his attitude? No, a book ... Read full review

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User Review  - FrounfelterShelbie - LibraryThing

What child can not relate to having a bad day at some point in their lives? This fun story that the children can relate to their own lives. This could be read to children in preschool on up. They will all find it amusing. 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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