By: Harold Littledale
Published by: Parents Magazine Press
Publication Date: 1964
List: Best Picture Books to Celebrate Father's Day

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Chris is a little boy who can't do anything wrong. It's not Chris who spills milk, breaks toys, and jumps on the living-room couch. It's Alexander, the imaginary red horse with green stripes.

Alexander's bad day, and what Chris and his father do about it, makes a delightful story that is sure to enchant all readers. Its quiet humor, warmth, and simplicity will bring pleasure wherever there are children with imaginations and parents with understanding.

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Alexander Reprint

Reprinted in 2016 by Purple House Press
Available formats: Hardcover
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The original edition pictured the father with a cigar in each illustration. Purple House Press removed the cigar for their edition.

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