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." 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 "Readers will relate instantly to the trials and tribulations of this first grader....She is always endearing and wonderfully funny." From the Trade Paperback edition.