Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday.

"Last Sunday, Alexander's grandparents gave him a dollar -- and he was rich. There were so many things he could do with all of that money!": First Edition of Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday; Signed by Judith Viorst

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday.

VIORST, Judith; Illustrated by Ray Cruz.


Item Number: 5685

New York: Atheneum Publishers, 1978.

First edition of the second book in the author’s acclaimed Alexander series. Oblong quarto, original cloth, illustrated. Signed by the author on the title page, “Save your money! Judith Viorst.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey, graduated from Rutgers University, moved to Greenwich Village, and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. They have three sons and seven grandchildren. A 1981 graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books; children’s picture books—including the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which was made into a box-office favorite movie of the same name; adult fiction and nonfiction; poetry for children and adults; and musicals.

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