Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner--Junie B. Jones Sometimes life is P.U. With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing--and reading--for over 20 years In the 3rd Junie B. Jones book, Junie B.'s having a rough week. First she got punishment for shooting off her mouth in kindergarten. And now she's in big trouble again 'Cause Monday is Job Day, and Junie B. told her class that she's got the bestest job of all. Only, what the heck is it? USA TODAY "Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set." Publisher's Weekly "Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.--and reading--are lots of fun." Kirkus Reviews "Junie's swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world....A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud." Time Magazine "Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.
About the Author
BARBARA PARK is best known as the author of the wildly popular New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, which has kept kids (and their grown-ups) laughing--and reading--for over two decades. Beloved by millions, the Junie B. Jones books have been translated into multiple languages and are a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. Barbara once said, "I've never been sure whether Junie B.'s fans love her in spite of her imperfections...or because of them. But either way, she's gone out into the world and made more friends than I ever dreamed possible." Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books, including Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here, and Ma! There's Nothing to Do Here!Barbara Park was born in New Jersey in 1947 and spent most of her adult life in Arizona, where she and her husband, Richard, raised two sons. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.
From USA TODAY: "Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set."
From Publisher' Weekly: "Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.—and reading—are lots of fun."
From Kirkus Reviews: "Junie's swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world....A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud."
From Booklist: "Park, one of the funniest writers around . . . brings her refreshing humor to the beginning chapter-book set."
From Time magazine: "Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty."
From School Library Journal: "Park is truly a funny writer. Although Junie B. is a kindergartner, she's sure to make middle graders laugh out loud."