Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Slap Happy LarryAlexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day , written by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz , is a classic picture book designed to sympathize with any child who has ever had a horrible day. The story is about a young boy, Alexander, who is having a particularly bad day. On the outside, this book may seem like a typical 32 page picture book, however, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day , is far from ordinary. This book is categorized as contemporary realistic fiction due to the possibility that the events, setting, and characters could exist in the real world. This may contribute to the reason why Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day has remained popular since it was written in , and remains to be a book that is not only read and loved, but is read over and over again. The main character, Alexander is easy for children to relate to and therefore easy to attract interest.
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Of all the books out there that deal with schadenfreude, none do it quite so well as Alexander. I Mean It! Going to Move. Of course he started life in this book where everything that could possibly go wrong does. The perfect antidote to any adult that claims that childhood is one sweet, blissful, stress free ride of innocence and carefree days. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair.