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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dayby Judith Viorst
Synopses & Reviews
An adorable story about a grumpy panda who wakes up on the wrong side of the bed
One morning, Pom Pom Panda wakes up on the wrong side of the bed . . . and then nothing goes right. He can't find his blanky, Timmington. And to make matters worse, his baby brother, Boo Boo, is playing with his favorite toy. Harrumph! By the time he arrives at school, Pom Pom is in a terrible mood. When his friends ask if he wants to play, that terrible mood comes pouring out: LEAVE ME ALONE!”
And that's exactly what happens, much to Pom Pom's surprise.
From the creator of Where Bear? comes an adorable story that'll be sure to cheer up any child (or parent) who woke up with a case of the grumps.
When a monster named the Blooz comes to visit,and#160;a child copes with emotions in this whimsical debut picture book about having--and getting rid of--the blues.
What do you do when you're feeling blue--especially when your mood takes the form of a drippy, oozy monster called the Blooz? Do you ignore it? Do you ask it lots of questions? Do you give it an ice-pop and hope it goes away? Through trial and error, the child in this storyand#160;discovers that whileand#160;it may not be easy, it's not impossible to shake theand#160;Blooz.and#160; and#160;
With a read-aloud rhythm and whimsical illustrations, this debut picture bookand#160;helps children talk about emotions--and is perfect for young fans of friendly monsters.
On a day when everything goes wrong for him, Alexander is consoled by the thought that other people have bad days too.
About the Author
Judith Viorst has been writing for the more than ten years that she has been married, with a lot of helpful encouragement from her husband and three sons. She loves children's books and tries to write books that her own children will like--and in which they will sometimes recognize themselves. Her husband is also a free-lance writer, and he works at home as she does. As one of their children once explained, "My father is a typewriter, and I think my mother is too." One of the earlier books she produced is The Tenth Good Thing About Barney.
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