Alexander, Who's Trying His Best to Be the Best Boy Ever

Illustrated by Isidre Mones
LIST PRICE $17.99

About The Book

Alexander tries his hand at behaving in this hilarious companion to the bestselling classic Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Last night somebody ate a whole box of jelly donuts. That somebody woke up with a terrible bellyache, and that somebody’s mom found the empty box and told that somebody that there are going to be consequences.

That somebody is Alexander, and Alexander really hates consequences.

So from now on, he is going to try his best to be the Best Boy Ever. For the complete and entire rest of his life. Starting right this very minute.

But there are all sorts of things that you can’t do when you’re being the Best Boy Ever. Fun things. Very important things. Things that Alexander might—just might—like a little bit more than he hates consequences.

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

Isidre Monés is a Spanish artist best known for his comic book work. In addition to illustrating Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 3, he has also illustrated several of Cynthia Rylant’s Henry and Mudge stories.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (August 26, 2014)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481423533
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD770L

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