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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day Author:Judith Viorst, Ray Cruz (Illustrator) 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 rea... more »ders of all ages.« less
An excellent book for those days when just nothing seems to go right. We read this book to show that not every day is perfect and that moving to Australia probably wouldn't help (it's part of the book...). My older son sympathises with Alexander and tells him to go to sleep and that tomorrow will be a better day.
I love this book! You know when you wake up and stub your toe, spill your coffee, get a flat tire, and manage to burn dinner? All in the same day? That's what this book is about. Some days are just bad days, but it's okay.