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Paperback Junie B. Jones

By (author) Barbara Park

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  • Publisher: Random House USA Children's Books
  • Format: Paperback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 188mm x 10mm | 68g
  • Publication date: 4 November 2005
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0375802940
  • ISBN 13: 9780375802942
  • Edition: 4
  • Edition statement: 4th
  • Illustrations note: BLACK & WHITE
  • Sales rank: 263,289

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Meet the World's Funniest First Grader--Junie B. Jones! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's "New York Times" bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing--and reading--for over 20 years! In the 19th Junie B. Jones book, 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." "Publisher's 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 Magazine" "Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty."

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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 Here! " 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.

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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."

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"A Junie B. Jones Book, #19 Something very wonderful is happening to Junie B. Jones. 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!