Junie B. Jones #1: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

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Random House Children's Books, Nov 3, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
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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 more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation!
 
Meet the World’s Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Remember when it was scary to go to school? In the first Junie B. Jones book, it’s Junie B.’s first day and she doesn’t know anything. She’s so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it’s time to go home, she doesn’t.
 
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.”

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User Review  - Stahl-Ricco - LibraryThing

Well, the title should have been an indicator, but as a parent, I was not happy with all the 'negative' words in this book! "Stupid", "hate", and "dumb" are used quite a bit during the tale, and Junie ... Read full review

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User Review  - ayala.yannet - LibraryThing

Barbara Park was first love for chapter books. She made reading very enjoyable and always fun to read. In "Junie B. Jones and the stupid Smelly Bus", as a kindergartner and in a very new and scary new ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

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.

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