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Sad Underwear and Other Complications: More Poems for Children and Their Parents (Signed)

Viorst, Judith

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ISBN 10: 0689319290 / ISBN 13: 9780689319297
Published by Atheneum, New York, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. Fifth printing of first edition. SIGNED by the author on title page with the words, "Best wishes, and may your underwear always by happy." Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and bright, with one tiny corner nick. Illustrated with drawings by Richard Hull. 8vo. 78 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 87670

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Title: Sad Underwear and Other Complications: More ...

Publisher: Atheneum, New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

Knock, knock
Who's there?
Someone with sad underwear.
Sad underwear? How can that be?
When my best friend's mad at me,
Everything is sad.
Even my underwear.


But sad underwear is just one of the many complications a person has to deal with. There's the first day of school ("Will they let me go when I need to go to the bathroom?") and pests like Wayne ("a fellow who clogs up life's drain") and bee stings and liver for supper -- and missing your dad.

This companion volume to the acclaimed If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries has poems for explorers and dreamers, for people who love unicorns, for people who'd rather have pets than baby sisters. Funny, poignant and always true, it examines and celebrates life with all of its perplexing complications.

About the Author:

Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. A graduate in 1981 of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, children’s chapter and picture books—including the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; adult fiction and nonfiction including the New York Times bestseller, Necessary Losses; poetry for children and adults, and four musicals. Her most recent book of poetry for children, What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? was published in 2016. Lulu Is Getting a Sister is the fourth book in the Lulu series.

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