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Absolutely, Positively Alexander

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First published in 1972, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day introduced to the world a feisty young hero who soon captured the hearts of a generation. Since then Alexander has returned in Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday and Alexander, Who's Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move, and his position as a classic character in children ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Nojood Alsudairi
Those who like Alexander will find his complete stories in this book. I like the introduction. Bad things "do" happen -a lot- to Alexander.
May 29, 2014 Margaret marked it as hardcopy-review-to-read
Recommended to Margaret by: English Lessons Through Literatures L0 Pathways
Alexander is one of my all-time favorite literary characters.this compilation of the three books about the lad is the perfect gift for a school-age child.
We all have Alexander days. Some times it's important to let our kids know that there will be days that just plain suck.
I just read this collection to my boys at bedtime. I can relate to each of these stories. I've had those horrible, terrible, no good, very bad days that made me want to move to Australia. We are studying the value of money right now, so my youngest is learning that he used to be rich. I've stomped my feet about a few moves myself. But, best of all Alexander with his mussed hair and grouchy expression about life always makes me laugh. And somehow that makes the horrible days, empty pockets, and m ...more
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Alexander is one of my favorite characters from my childhood. He doesn't age and still resonates with early elementary even now. This compilation of his 3 books in one is wonderful for both old fans and new!
I find these books really profound in terms of what they have to say about life and how nothing is sugar-coated, even though they're for kids.
3 Alexander books combined into one
Ages 4 - 8
Alexander's love this book, of course!

I never knew there was more than one book! The original is still the best though :)
اكتشفته صدفة على الأمازون ، كل قصص ألكزاندر في كتاب واحد!! فرحتي كانت لاتوصف
Jessica Magnusson
I love reading these stories to my Alex. Lots of fun for kids and parents.
a cute story, continuing in a series
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Judith Viorst is the author of several works of fiction and non-fiction for children as well as adults. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, her most famous children's book, was first published in 1972 and has since sold over two million copies. Ms. Viorst received a B.A. in History from Rutgers University, and she is also a graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institu ...more
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