Junie B. Jones and the Yucky Blucky Fruitcake
Publication Date: September 19, 1995
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Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner Junie B. Jones It's Carnival Night, and Lucille has already won a box of fluffy cupcakes with sprinkles on them. But when Junie B. wins the Cake Walk, she chooses the bestest cake of all the one wrapped in sparkly aluminum foil. How was she to know it was a lethal weapon?
Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set.
Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B. and reading are lots of fun.
Junie's swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world. . . . A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.
Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.
Ms. Park lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband, Richard.
MARK PODWAL is the author and illustrator of numerous books, including Jerusalem Sky: Stars, Crosses, and Crescents; A Sweet Year: A Taste of the Jewish Holidays; and The Menorah Story. He has received awards from the Society of Illustrators and the Jewish Book Council, his drawings have appeared in the New York Times for more than thirty years, and his work is represented in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum, among many others. He lives in New York, where he also practices medicine.
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."
"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:
"Park is truly a funny writer. Although Junie B. is a kindergartner, she's sure to make middle graders laugh out loud."