BARBARA PARK is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. Her middle-grade novels have won over 40 children's book awards. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling picturebook Ma, There's Nothing To Do Here!. Ms. Park has two grown sons, two small grandsons, and a medium-sized dog. She lives with her husband, Richard, in Arizona.
DENISE BRUNKUS' entertaining illustrations have appeared in over fifty books, including each Junie B. title. She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and daughter.
Hurray! Hurray! Celebrate 20 years of Junie B. Jones!
Meet Junie B. Jones! The B. Stands for Beatrice. Except Junie B. doesnt like Beatrice. She just likes B and thats all. Its the first day of kindergarten. But Junie B. did not
like riding the bus to school. Only guess what? Junie B. is an excellent hider. So, at the end of the daywhen everyone lines up to gohome . . . Junie B. doesnt.
With over 50 MILLION copies in print and translated into more than a dozen languages, the New York York Times
Bestselling Junie B. Jones series has kept kids laughingand readingfor 20 years! Now, for the first time ever, the book that started it all, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
, is available in a full-color jacketed hardcover edition. With original, never before seen materialincluding full color artwork, photographs, a behind the scene peek at illustrator Denise Brunkuss sketch pad, and a conversation between Barbara Park and Junie B. Jones herselfthis special collector's edition is a treat for both new readers and Junie B. fans of all ages!