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Absolutely, Positively Alexander
In 1972, acclaimed author Judith Viorst introduced the world to everyone's favorite little brother in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Now all three stories are available in one volume with a charming Introduction by the author.
Hardcover, 94 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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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
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...moreMore about Judith Viorst...