“Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun.” —Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man Barbara Park’s #1 New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty-five years. Over 65 million copies sold!
Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Remember when it was scary to go to school? In the first Junie B. Jones book, it’s Junie B.’s first day and she doesn’t know 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.” Publishers 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
“Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.”
July 28, 1992
Lexile: 380L | Fountas/Pinnell: M
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."
"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."