Absolutely Positively Alexander: The Complete Stories

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First published in 1972, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day introduced to the world a feisty young hero who soon captured the hearts of a generation. Since then Alexander has returned in Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday and Alexander, Who's Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move, and his position as a classic character in children's literature is assured. Alexander is everyone's favorite boy, struggling against those obstacles that seem to get in the way of growing up, ...

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Overview

First published in 1972, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day introduced to the world a feisty young hero who soon captured the hearts of a generation. Since then Alexander has returned in Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday and Alexander, Who's Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move, and his position as a classic character in children's literature is assured. Alexander is everyone's favorite boy, struggling against those obstacles that seem to get in the way of growing up, with the most formidable ones being his siblings. Here, all three Alexander stories are combined in one book — a perfect way for Alexander to be introduced to a whole new generation of certain fans.

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  • Robin Preiss Glasser
    Robin Preiss Glasser  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780689817731
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 10/1/1997
  • Series: Alexander Series
  • Edition description: Trade
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 502,693
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet 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. Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, children’s picture books, adult fiction and nonfiction, poetry for children and adults, and musicals, which are still performed on stages around the country. She is best known for her beloved picture book Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Ray Cruz is the illustrator of the modern classics Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day and Alexander, Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday.

Robin Preiss Glasser is the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, written by Jane O’Connor; America: A Patriotic Primer, A is for Abigail, and Our Fifty States by Lynne Cheney, and Tea for Ruby by Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She lives in Southern California with her family.

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Table of Contents

Contents

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

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

Alexander, Who's Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to Move

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  • Posted January 13, 2013

    My daughter says her son {for whom I bought the stories} absolut

    My daughter says her son {for whom I bought the stories} absolutely loves Alexander. He is 6 yrs. old & is in kindergarten. I'd give it a 5 star rating.
    Nancy Hanley

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