Junie B. is having a run of bad luck, losing every game at the schoolcarnival. When she finally wins the Cake Walk on her last ticket, she choosesa fruitcake as her prize. But who in the heck knew that sparkly foil-wrappedfruitcake was really a lethal weapon in disguise? The incent first-personnarrative will make lower-school readers laugh out loud at hermispronunciations as they recognize their own confusion andfailure. -- Booklist
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.