“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 First Grader—Junie B. Jones! Something very wonderful is happening to Junie B. And it’s called—hurray, hurray!—she’s getting to be a professional lunch lady! And that means hanging out with Mrs. Gutzman in the cafeteria. And standing behind the counter. And even wearing a real actual hair net! Who knows? Pretty soon she could be the boss of the whole entire lunch operation! 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.”
May 13, 2003
Lexile: 540L | 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
"Readers will relate instantly to the trials and tribulations of this first grader....She is always endearing and wonderfully funny."