She soon developed a reputation for handling weighty subjects with a light touch and often bittersweet humor.Her first published book, “Don’t Make Me Smile” (1981), is the story of a 10-year-old boy whose parents are divorcing. Park, whom she married in 1969; two sons, Steven and David; a brother, Brooke Tidswell; and two grandchildren.Jones, a 6-year-old dispenser of abundant opinions, Runyonesque wisecracks and dubious syntax, have sold tens of millions of copies and delighted all but the most grammatically puritanical parents and teachers, died on Friday at her home in Scottsdale, Ariz. The cause was ovarian cancer, her publisher, Random House Children’s Books, said. Park kept Junie in kindergarten for a nearly a decade, through a string of predicaments set forth in “Junie B.
Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.” BARBARA PARK (1947–2013) is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. She is also the author of award-winning middle-grade novels and picture books, including Skinnybones and Mick Harte Was Here.
A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.” Time: “Junie B.
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Barbara Park, whose children’s books starring Junie B. I just like B and that’s all.”At the start of the book, Junie is about to begin kindergarten, which, as she sagely observes, “is where you go to meet new friends and not watch TV.”Ms.
They're guaranteed to put you in a very Judy Moody mood... Young Amelia Bedelia now has her first audio collection! This audio collection includes: Amelia Bedelia's First Day of School, Amelia Bedelia's First Valentine, Amelia Bedelia's First Apple Pie, and Amelia Bedelia's First Field Trip. She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father and big sister, Beezus.
She’s not afraid of anything and is always up to something. In this audio collection, join Ramona, one of Beverly Cleary’s most beloved characters, on all her wacky adventures!When she finally wins the Cake Walk on her last ticket, she chooses a fruitcake as her prize.But who in the heck knew that sparkly foil-wrapped fruitcake was really a lethal weapon in disguise?In later titles, she explored remarriage, a grandparent’s descent into Alzheimer’s and, in “Mick Harte Was Here” (1995), the death of a sibling. Among her other books are “Junie B., First Grader: Boss of Lunch” (2002) and “Junie B., First Grader: Boo — and I Mean It! The most recent title in the series, “Junie B., First Grader: Turkeys We Have Loved and Eaten (and Other Thankful Stuff),” appeared last year. Park wanted her: forever 6.“If I keep working her up the ladder, she’ll become responsible,” Ms. is having a run of bad luck, losing every game at the school carnival. It’s Carnival Night, and Lucille has already won a box of fluffy cupcakes with sprinkles on them. wins the Cake Walk, she chooses the bestest cake of all—the one wrapped in sparkly aluminum foil. Chapter 4: Very Practicing After school, I runned all the way home from my bus stop. 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. We are thankful for the laughter she’s given us and to millions of children. This audio collection includes the first eight stories from The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, Pirates Past Noon, Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon.Join Jack and Annie in adventures in time and space! does her best, but life just has so many interesting possibilities, which often land her in trouble with the teacher and her parents. does her best, but life just has so many interesting possibilities, which often land her in trouble with the teacher and her parents.No matter how mixed-up things get, one thing's for sure, you'll have a good laugh listening to Junie B.'s adventures! Bad moods, good moods, even back-to-school moods - Judy Moody has them all!