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



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

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 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 Institute where she is a research affiliate She began her career as a poet and has since completed six collections of poems for adults Her first novel for adults, Murdering Mr Monti, was published in 1994 and her most recent work of non fiction, Imperfect Control, was published in January 1998 by Simon and Schuster Her book Necessary Losses, published in 1986, appeared for almost two years on The New York Times best seller list in hardcover and paperback Ms Viorst s children s books include The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, The Alphabet From Z to A, and the Alexander stories Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday, Alexander, Who s Not Do You Hear Me I Mean It Going to Move and, of course, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Ms Viorst lectures widely on a variety of topics, ranging from the subjects of loss and control to children s literature She resides in Washington, DC with her husband Milton, a political writer They have three sons, Anthony, Nicholas and Alexander, and two perfect grandchildren, Miranda and Brandeis

[ KINDLE ] ❆ Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day  Author Judith Viorst – Mauritiusholidayvillas.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
  • Judith Viorst
  • English
  • 11 May 2017
  • 0689711735

10 thoughts on “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

  1. says:

    Burned in my brain forever First, because of the wonderful list of descriptors in the title, repeated throughout the story I must have hit it at the right time in language development, because it stuck in my mind I think I used that phrase terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, for a couple of decades, usually in jest or as a way of mocking my drama Second, because it was the first library book I ever lost I m pretty sure I was freaked out, but I remember the librarians as being nicel Burned in my brain forever First, because of the wonderful list of descriptors in the title, repeated throu...

  2. says:

    My son and I adore this book It is a wonderful story about a kid who is really having a tough time Maybe he should move to Australia The artwork is wonderful This is the PERFECT book for kids who are feeling the blues and need a bit of perspective Fantastic.

  3. says:

    Who hasn t had this sort of a day For Alexander, it starts out bad and just gets worse and worse.A great book to share with a kid who gets frustrated when everything seems to go wrong for me I love the illustrations in this, the simple situations gone bad, and Alexander s very real reactions to them...

  4. says:

    I bought this book in 1989 Well, my parents bought it for me There s a half peeled off sticker that says, MY BOOK in red bubble block lettering with Philip scrawled on the name line I was in first grade.I loved this book as a kid.I read it tonight to my daughters for the first time I m pretty sure they didn t understand the message that everybody has bad days, no matter where you are, but it was fun reading to them all tucked in and what not.It was a nice piece of nostalgia for me, as we I bought this book in 1989 Well, my parents bought it for me There s a half peeled off sticker that says, MY BOOK in red bubble block lettering with Philip scrawled on the name line I was in first grade.I loved this book as a kid.I read it tonight to my daughters for the first time I m pretty sure they didn t understand...

  5. says:

    I ve read dozens of Judith Viorst s books my kids had most of them.A new book is coming out soon Sounds wonderful Great books to give the grandchildren Lisi Jan This review is in honor of Jan.who s daughter is having her first baby today Congratulations, JAN My candle is glo...

  6. says:

    One of the all time classics I loved this one as a kid, and I love it all theas a grown up reading it to my boys.I m dimly aware they made a movie based on the book, though I have no idea why If you watched the movie and haven t read this book, I fear you re done yours...

  7. says:

    Some days are like that Even in Australia This is one of those books that has so many levels like a parfait, or an onion It begs for multiple readings On one level it is the story of Alexander, an ordinary kid whose day doesn t go as he wants it to Yet it is also a treatise on the human condition our selfishness and self centeredness, the travails and hardships that assail each person s life, and the resolute courage needed to stand our ground and live our lives where we find ourselv Some days are like that Even in Australia This is one of those books that has so many levels like a parfait, or an onion It begs for multiple readings On one level it is the story of Alexander, an ordinary kid whose day doesn t go as he wants it to Yet it is also a treatise on the human condition our selfishness and self centeredness, the travails and hardships that assail each person s life, and the resolute courage needed to ...

  8. says:

    Not so much for preschool because it s aformulated story and it s in black and white, but my 5 yr old loves it About a boy who just has a bad day, something any kid can relate to A great story.

  9. says:

    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day whew what a title is a children s book by Judith Viorst along with illustrations by Ray Cruz and it is about how a young boy named Alexander who ends up having a terrible day Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is truly one of the most memorable books ever created I have clearly enjoyed this book as Judith Viorst has done a great job at writing this book and Ray Cruz s illustrations also contribute greatl Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day whew what a title is a children s book by Judith Viorst along with illustrations by Ray Cruz and it is about how a young boy named Alexander who ends up having a terrible day Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is truly one of the most memorable books ever created I have clearly enjo...

  10. says:

    My oldest son loved this book when he was younger I must have read it a hundred times to him

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