Synopses & Reviews
The beloved and perennially popular tale of Alexanderand#8217;s worst day is now available in a lap-friendly, oversize board book edition.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Alexander is not having a great day. He has to endure gum in his hair, sitting in the middle of the backseat, third-best-friend status, no dessert at lunch, lima beans, railroad pajamas, and kissing on TVand#8212;all in one day! Maybe heand#8217;ll just move to Australia.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Now available as an oversize board book editionand#8212;the perfect size for a lapand#8212;this funny and endearing story that has delighted readers for more than forty years includes artwork that showcases Alexander (and only Alexander) in full color, underscoring the comic misery of his awful day.
About the Author
Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. A 1981 graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books; childrenandrsquo;s picture booksandmdash;including the beloved andlt;iandgt;Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Dayandlt;/iandgt;, which was made into a box-office favorite movie of the same name; adult fiction and nonfiction; poetry for children and adults; and musicals.Ray Cruz is the illustrator of the modern classics andlt;iandgt;Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day andlt;/iandgt;andandlt;iandgt; Alexanderandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Who Used To Be Rich Last Sundayandlt;/iandgt;.