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Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4)

Junie B. Jones's First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4)
By Barbara Park

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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!

USA Today:
“Junie B. 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. . . . A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.” 
 
Time:
“Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.”


Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #531 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 .92" w x 5.30" l, .62 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback

Features

  • Junie B Jones Box Set

Editorial Reviews

Amazon.com Review
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
Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.

From the Inside Flap
Reader TBA
approx. 2 hrs. 30 mins.
2 cassettes

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!


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful.
4easy enough to read in a few days without her ...
By Emily Yun
My daughter who's 8 enjoys reading these books. There's probably about 8 chapters per book so they're not too long, easy enough to read in a few days without her wanting to put the book down. The only thing I don't like is STUPID is used numerous times throughout the books. I'm not a big fan of that word, other than that decent books for 7 or 8 year olds.

25 of 28 people found the following review helpful.
1Junie B. Is for BULLY
By Amazonian
Wait? Why is this series so popular?! I have to sensor and correct almost every sentence! If you want you want your child to call babies "dumb", friends "stupid", and treat other people horribly, this is your book. Junie is a rude, mean, and conniving little girl. The last chapter we read, she tricked one of her friends into giving her her brand new shoes right off her feet and the other friend a gold locket from her grandma. We don't want bullies in our house. Out you go Junie B!

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful.
5Love this is exactly what I needed to get my ...
By melinda alop
Love this is exactly what I needed to get my daughter interested in reading. My daughter started reading early but seemed to lose interest until we read our first Junie B Jones book. the first book was so fun to read I definitely recommend this series!

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