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

by Judith Viorst illustrated by Ray Cruz


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This refreshingly candid picture book offers an engaging portrait of one little boy's comically lousy day.

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From the moment Alexander climbs out of bed one morning, it seems as if nothing will go his way. He drops his sweater in the sink, his teacher doesn't appreciate his clever ideas, and there's no dessert in his lunch.

Just when he thinks the day couldn't get any worse, his mom whisks him and his brothers off to the dentist. And guess who's the only one to have a cavity?

This unforgettable tale is a funny, gentle reminder that everyone has bad days now and again. Ray Cruz's detailed line drawings perfectly capture the perpetually scowling Alexander, while Judith Viorst's amusing story creates a lovable and relatable grump.
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    • Grades: K - 2
    • Ages: 5 - 8
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 9" x 7"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-590-42144-7