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 more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation
Meet the World's Funniest First Grader--Junie B. Jones It's time for the first-grade kickball tournament Only, here's the problem. Junie B. has hurt her big piggy toe and she can't play on the team. So now what? She definitely doesn't want to be a cheerleader. But wait Maybe she could be in Sheldon's halftime show Then all eyes would be on her And she would be the star Hurray Hurray Junie B. . . . in the spotlight. What could possibly go wrong?
-Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set.-
-Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.--and reading--are lots of fun.-
-Junie's swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world. . . . A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.-
-Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.-
About the Author
BARBARA PARK (1947-2013) is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. She is also the author of award-winning middle-grade novels and picture books, including Skinnybones and Mick Harte Was Here. We are thankful for the laughter she's given us and to millions of children.
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."
"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:
"Readers will relate instantly to the trials and tribulations of this first grader....She is always endearing and wonderfully funny."