Barbara Park
Barbara Park
Barbara Park was best-known as the creator and author of the New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series, the stories of an outrageously funny kindergartener that have kept kids (and their grownups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. The series was consistently a #1 New York Times bestseller, spending over 180 weeks on the list, and Barbara and her books were profiled in such national outlets as Time, Newsweek, USA Today, the New York Times, and Today. Barbara Park arrived at the writing profession through an indirect route. Before becoming a bestselling and beloved children’s author, she originally intended to teach high school history and political science. She got her secondary education degree but quickly realized that her calling was to be a writer.  After several rejections, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers acquired her first manuscript, Operation: Dump the Chump and two others. Don’t Make Me Smile was published first in 1981, followed by Operation: Dump the Chump (1982) and Skinnybones (1982).    She went on to write over 50 books, from the picture book Ma! There’s Nothing to Do Here!, a love letter to her grandson, to middle grade novels such as Skinnybones, The Kid in the Red Jacket, Mick Harte Was Here, and The Graduation of Jake Moon. Barbara won more than 40 children’s book awards, including several Children’s Choice Awards.  Barbara Park was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey, on April 21, 1947, and spent most of her adult life in Arizona. There she, with her husband, Richard, raised her two sons and spent time with her two young grandsons. Park died on November 15, 2013 after fighting ovarian cancer heroically for seven and a half years.
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Author: Barbara Park, Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: January 03, 2017
Junie B. Jones The Musical is a hit! Listen to the full cast album and the audiobook of Junie B. Jones, First Grader (at last!).   Being in first grade means having to get used to a whole new classroom. And a whole new teacher. And a whole new b...
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Maxwell Glick
Release Date: January 26, 2016
SKINNYBONES: Alex Frankovitch is the smallest kid on his team. But he has a MAJOR-LEAGUE sized mouth. And it gets him into MAJOR-LEAGUE trouble! Alex knows he’s gone too far when he brags his way into a pitching contest with the best playe...
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Maxwell Glick
Release Date: January 26, 2016
Alex Frankovitch is the smallest kid on his team. But he has a MAJOR-LEAGUE sized mouth. And it gets him into MAJOR-LEAGUE trouble! Alex knows he’s gone too far when he brags his way into a pitching contest with the best player—and BIGGES...
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Maxwell Glick
Release Date: January 26, 2016

Alex “Skinnybones” Frankovitch is about to become a HUGE STAR—in his very own TV commercial! But Alex’s big plans for stardom go terribly wrong. Are Alex’s days as a Big Celebrity over?

Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: August 07, 2012
Meet the World's Funniest First Grader--Junie B. Jones! Gobble, gobble! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughi...
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: September 25, 2007
Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl All the children in Room Nine are excited when they get their bright white graduation gowns. Then an accident happens! Can Junie B. find a way to fix things? Junie B., First Grader (at last!)When Junie B. tries to ...
Junie B. Jones #17: Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: March 13, 2007
“Hilarious. Barbara Park makes reading fun.” —Dav Pilkey, author of Dog Man   Meet the world's funniest kindergartener, Junie B. Jones, as she gets ready to become the world's funniest first grader--the perfect graduation gif...
Junie B. Jones #17: Junie B. Jones Is a Graduation Girl Cover
Junie B. Jones #24: BOO...and I MEAN It! Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: March 13, 2007
Meet the World's Funniest First Grader—Junie B. Jones!It's Halloween! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughin...
Junie B. Jones #24: BOO...and I MEAN It! Cover
Junie B. Jones #27: Dumb Bunny Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: March 13, 2007
Join Junie B. Jones, the world's funniest first grader and star of a beloved and mega-bestselling chapter book series, on this egg-citing springtime adventure!Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classro...
Junie B. Jones #27: Dumb Bunny Cover
Junie B. Jones Is (Almost) a Flower Girl Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: February 27, 2007
Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones!Junie B. is a very grown-up little lady. So how come everyone treats her like a baby? With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, J...
Junie B. Jones Is (Almost) a Flower Girl Cover
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: February 27, 2007
Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones! It's a mushy gushy mystery! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keepin...
Junie B. Jones and the Mushy Gushy Valentime Cover
Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in her Pocket Cover
Author: Barbara Park | Narrator: Lana Quintal
Release Date: February 27, 2007
Meet the World's Funniest Kindergartner—Junie B. Jones!E-I-E-I-O! With over 50 million books in print, Barbara Park's New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing&md...
Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in her Pocket Cover