Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

By Judith Viorst; Ray Cruz (Illustrator)

Aladdin Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780689711732, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 1987

Description
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.


About the Author
Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. A 1981 graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books; children s picture books including the beloved "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day", which was made into a box-office favorite movie of the same name; adult fiction and nonfiction; poetry for children and adults; and musicals.

Ray Cruz is the illustrator of the modern classics "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day "and" Alexander", "Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday".