Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner Junie B. Jones! Remember when it was scary to go to school? 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 1st Junie B. Jones book, it's Junie B.'s first day and she doesn't kw anything. She's so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it's time to go home, she doesn't. 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.
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.