Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

Illustrated by Ray Cruz
LIST PRICE $7.99

About The Book

Alexander grapples with money management in this beloved picture book from Judith Viorst, author of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Last Sunday, Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar—and he was rich. There were so many things that he could do with all of that money!

He could buy as much gum as he wanted, or even a walkie-talkie, if he saved enough. But somehow the money began to disappear...

About The Author

Photograph by Debbie Wager

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.

About The Illustrator

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.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 30, 1987)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689711992
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD570L

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Awards and Honors

  • School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
  • ILA/CBC Children's Choices

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