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
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. DENISE BRUNKUS' entertaining illustrations have appeared in over fifty books, including each Junie B. title. She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and daughter.
"Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set."--USA
"Junie B. Jones is a feisty sixy-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty."--Time Magazine
"Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.--and reading--are lots of fun."--Publishers Weekly
"It's hard for anyone to resist Junie B."--Booklist "It's
a real hoot!"--School Library Journal "A genuinely funny,
easily read story."--Kirkus
"It's hard for anyone to resist Junie B."--"Booklist"
"It's a real hoot!"--"School Library Journal"
"A genuinely funny, easily read story."--"Kirkus "
"From the Trade Paperback edition."