Junie B., First Grader Boss of Lunch

By Barbara Park; Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375802942, 96pp.)

Publication Date: May 13, 2003

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Description
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 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
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"USA Today"
Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set.
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"Publishers Weekly"
Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B. and reading are lots of fun.
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"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.
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"Time"
Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.



About the Author
Barbara Park is one of today's funniest and most popular authors for middle-graders. Her many successful novels include "Mick Harte Was Here, " which received fifteen state Children's Choice awards, including the Texas Bluebonnet Award; "The Kid in the Red Jacket;" and "Skinnybones." She is also the best-selling author of the Junie B. Jones books, and "Psssst...It's Me, the Bogeyman, " a picture book.

Ms. Park lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband, Richard.



Denise Brunkus has illustrated more than sixty books for children, most notably the bestselling Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park, Read All About It! by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush, and Charlie Hits It Big by Deborah Blumenthal. Denise is basically a neat person, so adding smudges and smears to the art for Sloppy Joe was an unexpected thrill. She lives in Massachusetts.

Denise Brunkus es una conocida ilustradora de libros para ninos con mas de sesenta libros publicados, entre los que se destacan la exitosa serie Junie B. Jones, Charlie Hits It Big, Chocolatina y Groundhog Gets a Say. Vive en Massachusetts con su esposo y su gran coleccion de libros.

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