Junie B. 1st Grader Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)

By Barbara Park; Denise Brunkus (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375828089, 118pp.)

Publication Date: September 27, 2005

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Description
Meet the World's Funniest First Grader Junie B. Jones
Ho, ho..."uh-oh " 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 25th Junie B. Jones book, it's holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes And singing joyful songs Only, how can Junie B. enjoy the festivities when Tattletale May keeps ruining her holiday glee? And here is the worst part of all When everyone picks names for Secret Santa, Junie B. gets stuck with Tattletale you-know-who It's enough to fizzle your holiday spirit Hmm . . . or is it? Maybe, just maybe, a Secret Santa gift is the perfect opportunity to give May "exactly "what she deserves.
"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.



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.




Praise For Junie B. 1st Grader Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May)

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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