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Title: Barbara Park


1
Barbara Park
  • 1st Grade Adopted Author

2
Barbara Park Biography
  • Very famous author due to Junie B. series
  • Only writes books Denise Brunkus illustrates
    her books
  • Grew up in New Jersey and spent most summers on
    Long Island Beach
  • Went to University of Alabama where planned to be
    history teacher

3
  • Now lives in Arizona with husband, has two grown
    sons also living in Arizona
  • Has a silly golden retriever named Maggie
  • Didnt start writing books until she had her
    children
  • Wanted to write funny books for kids after son
    brought home Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing

4
  • Likes writing Junie B. books, but still considers
    writing a job, and challenges herself by writing
    older chapter books that take longer to write
  • Likes to take naps and eat frozen MMs
  • Says she was a lot like Junie B., who is based on
    Kid in the Red Jacket

5
  • Offered to make movie of Junie B. but Park said
    no.
  • First book wrote Operation Dump the Chump, first
    published, Dont Make Me Smile

6
  • Says Mick Hart Was Here is her favorite book
    (shows importance of wearing bike helmet but hard
    to write balancing seriousness and humor)
  • Has good web site with games, coloring, etc.
    www.randomhouse.com/kids/
  • junieb

William Allen White Award Winner!
7
Only one Picture Book
8
Some Older Books
9
Junie B. in Kindergarten
10
Junie B. in 1st Grade
11
If Want to Know More
12
Listen to
  • Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus (first
    Junie B. book)
  • Audio books very popular now to listen to while
    look at book or in car or on walk, etc.
  • Hope you will check out her books throughout year
    and teachers will read books in class
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