Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Read Online Free - 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 worse...

His 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.

Title : Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
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ISBN : 0689711735
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Robin rated it ★★★★☆

June 02, 2017

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 t...

Michael rated it ★★★★★

July 22, 2017

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.

Philip rated it ★★★★★

February 18, 2011

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 pret...

Elyse rated it ★★★★★

February 02, 2016

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!!!!! Congratulati...

Patrick rated it ★★★★★

December 26, 2014

One of the all-time classics. I loved this one as a kid, and I love it all the more as 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 yourself a great injustic...

Ben rated it ★★★★★

May 26, 2007

"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...

midnightfaerie rated it ★★★★☆

June 13, 2013

Not so much for preschool because it's a more formulated 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.

Ronyell rated it ★★★★★

April 07, 2013

“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...

Anne rated it ★★★★★

January 27, 2009

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

Kelly H. (Maybedog) rated it ★★★★★

October 27, 2015

One of my favorite books ever. In middle school, I used it as a monologue to audition for a part. I got it because the director had never heard of it and thought it was hilarious. It wasn't hard to get right, either, as it's easy to whine and pout and act angry. I hear there's a movie coming out...

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