“Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun.” —Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man
Barbara Park’s #1 New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty-five years. Over 65 million copies sold!
Laugh yourself silly with the world's FUNNIEST kid and the world's funniest Valentines! Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentimes has sold over 2 million copies and now for the first time fans can celebrate the popular classroom holiday with these original Junie B. Jones Valentimes!
Includes 30 full-color cardstock valentines, 2 pages of stickers, and 9 hysterical pages of all-new Junie B. musings on Valentine's Day. Kids will love these Valentimes because they're Junie B., and parents and teachers will love having their kids give book-based Valentines! Guaranteed to be a hit at any classroom celebration.
“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.”
About the Author
BARBARA PARK is best known as the author of the wildly popular New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, which has kept kids (and their grown-ups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. Beloved by millions, the Junie B. Jones books have been translated into multiple languages and are a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. Barbara once said, “I’ve never been sure whether Junie B.’s fans love her in spite of her imperfections…or because of them. But either way, she’s gone out into the world and made more friends than I ever dreamed possible.”
Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books, including Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here, and Ma! There’s Nothing to Do Here!
Barbara Park was born in New Jersey in 1947 and spent most of her adult life in Arizona, where she and her husband, Richard, raised two sons. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.
DENISE BRUNKUS's entertaining illustrations have appeared in over fifty books, including each Junie B. title. She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and daughter.
Date of Birth:April 21, 1947
Place of Birth:Mt. Holly, New Jersey
Education:B.S., University of Alabama, 1969
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