Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth

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Random House, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 69 pages
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Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones!

Sometimes life is P.U. 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 3rd Junie B. Jones book, Junie B.'s having a rough week. First she got punishment for shooting off her mouth in kindergarten. And now she's in big trouble again! 'Cause Monday is Job Day, and Junie B. told her class that she's got the bestest job of all. Only, what the heck is it?

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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User Review  - SalemSmith - LibraryThing

I think this book would appeal to girls in grades 2-4, depending on their reading levels. I could see girls liking this book because the author writes in Junie B's point go view and words are even spelled like Junie B would say them. Read full review

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User Review  - bigkristin - LibraryThing

In my opinion, I think the Junie B. Jones series is a good selection for emerging readers. The language is simple yet humorous. Barbara Park did an excellent job developing Junie B. Jones’s character ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

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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