Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4)
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Barbara Park’s #1 New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation!
Laugh yourself silly with the world's funniest kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! Books in this boxed set include: Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus (#1), Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (#2), Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth (#3), and Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying (#4). Perfect for the first day of kindergarten, preschool and kindergarten graduation gifts, and birthday and holiday gifts for the young readers in your life!
“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.”
- Amazon Sales Rank: #707 in Books
- Brand: Park, Barbara/ Brunkus, Denise (ILT)
- Published on: 2001-05-29
- Released on: 2001-05-29
- Format: Box set
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 4
- Dimensions: 7.75" h x .88" w x 5.25" l, .62 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- Junie B Jones Box Set
Outrageously sassy Junie B. Jones will make young kids crave their daily dose of reading. And with this handy four-volume boxed set, whether they start with Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying or Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth, readers will laugh out loud at Junie B.'s hilarious mishaps and breathtakingly horrible grammar. Although the books should come with a caveat--Kids, don't try this syntax at home!--alert parents and teachers can use her malapropisms as learning opportunities for their impressionable charges. The set contains the first four titles in Barbara Park's extensive series (energetically illustrated by Denise Brunkus), including Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business and Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus. All are great for reading aloud. (Ages 5 to 8) --Emilie Coulter
From School Library Journal
Kindergarten-Grade 3-This recording gives the full flavor of Barbara Park's delightful character, Junie B. The recording includes Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus (Random, 1992), Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth (Random, 1993), Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (Random, 1993), and Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying (Random, 1994).These stories take us inside the kindergartner's mind as we get to know the fears, frustrations and reasoning of an "almost 6" year old. Lana Quintal's narration is outstanding, and her voice is perfect as the sassy Junie B. Listeners are always aware which character is speaking by the seemingly effortless changes in modulation that Quintal uses. The Junie B. Jones series is wildly popular with the first through third grade set. This recorded book will delight students, and could be used to good advantage as a read-along for new or struggling readers. The quality of this recording is outstanding, and Quintal's narration provides sufficient interest to hold listeners attention to the end. An important addition to elementary school and public libraries serving the needs of emerging readers.
Jackie Ives, Corinth Elementary School, Shawnee Mission, KS
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From the Inside Flap
approx. 2 hrs. 30 mins.
Junie B. Jones is back on audio with a collection of the four books that began the well-loved series.
Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus
Remember when it was scary to go to school? 'Cause it was your first day and you didn't know anything. Meet Junie B. Jones, kindergartner. She's so scared of the school bus and the meanies on it that when it's time to go home, she doesn't.
Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business
It's pooey on B-A-B-I-E-S until Junie B. finds out that her new dumb old baby brother is a big fat deal. Her two bestest friends are giving her everything they own just to see him. And guess what else? Maybe she can bring him to school on Pet Day.
Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth
Junie B.'s having a rough week. First she got punishment for shooting off her mouth in kindergarten. And now she's in big trouble again! 'Cause Monday is Job Day, and Junie B. told her class that she's got the bestest job of all. Only, what the heck is it?
Junie B. Jones and Some Sneaky Peeky Spying
Junie B. is the bestest spier in the whole world. That's 'cause she has sneaky feet. And her nose doesn't whistle when she breathes. But guess what? Junie B. might be real sneaky. And real peeky. But when she spies on Mrs., she could get into real trouble!
Most helpful customer reviews
0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
Junie is a terrible role model!
By K. Burnside
Junie B. Jones is a terrible little brat. My 7 year old started this book before I had a chance to read it. I asked her what she thought and she said, “the girl in the book is really rude.” I picked up the book and read the first few chapters and was apalled at Junie’s behavior. Junie is starting kindergarten and is old enough to know better than to act that way. Why would I want my daughter to read books at such an impressionable age when the main character is not a good role model at all? I will be returning this boxed set and looking for a series with characters who are good examples to young girls! It’s disappointing because the reading level and chapter length were perfect for her to start reading chapter books on her own.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
All I know is that like came in good condition and that she positively loves ...
By Eddie Dennison
My 10-year-old niece loves these books and asked for them for her birthday. All I know is that like came in good condition and that she positively loves them.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
Love Junie B.
By Melissa Bentley
My daughter loves Junie B. Jones, and her quirky stories, it arrived timely and as advertised. Feel the price was right and am always thankful amazon and other sellers provide books.