Brand: Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Product Code: 9780689820892

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Biographical Note:
Judith Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; the Lulu books, including Lulu and the Brontosaurus; the New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety.

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.

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.


Marc Notes:
Aladdin picture books--Cover.; Angry Alexander refuses to move away if it means having to leave his favorite friends and special places.


Publisher Marketing:
Alexander is not going to leave his best friend Paul. Or Rachel, the best babysitter in the world. Or the Baldwins, who have a terrific dog named Swoozie. Or Mr. and Mrs. Oberdorfer, who always give great treats on Hallowen. Who cares if his father has a new job a thousand miles away? Alexander is not---DO YOU HEAR HIM? HE MEANS IT!.....going to move.


Publisher Marketing:
Alexander is not going to leave his best friend Paul. Or Rachel, the best babysitter in the world. Or the Baldwins, who have a terrific dog named Swoozie. Or Mr. and Mrs. Oberdorfer, who always give great treats on Halloween. Who cares if his father has a new job a thousand miles away? Alexander is not -- Do you hear him? He Means it! -- going to move.
Alexander's back, facing another of childhood's trials and tribulations with Judith Viorst's trademark humor and keen sense of what's important to kids.


Review Citations:
  • Booklist 08/01/1995 pg. 1949 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Publishers Weekly 09/11/1995 pg. 85 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover)
  • Kirkus Review - Children 09/15/1995 pg. 1359 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover)
  • New York Times 11/12/1995 pg. 44 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover)
  • School Library Journal 10/01/1995 pg. 122 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover) - *Starred Review
  • Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1995 pg. 48 (EAN 9780689319587, Hardcover)

Contributor Bio:  Viorst, Judith
Judith Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; the Lulu books, including Lulu and the Brontosaurus; the New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety.

Contributor Bio:  Glasser, Robin Preiss
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.

Contributor Bio:  Cruz, Ray
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.