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Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus (Junie B. Jones, No. 1)

(Book #1 in the Junie B. Jones Series)

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Junie B. Jones is almost six years old. She licks her black shoes to make them shine and hates it when people call her Junie instead of Junie B. After bullies push her down on her first school bus... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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We love all the Junie B books!

I read the Junie B Jones books to my 1st graders, starting with this one. They absolutely love Junie B Jones! She does everything she's not supposed to do and she speaks to every child's whims and "if only I could's." The books are fast paced, funnier than funny, and the bestest of all, they make my kids WANT to read--it's every 1st grader's goal in my classroom to reach a competent reading level so s/he can check out a Junie B book. Bless you Barbara Parks!

Great Read-Out-Loud Book

I read this book out loud to my children in about 20 to 25 minutes. It took a while because my wife and my third grader were laughing so much. The next day I saw my first grader reading the book. I intend to buy more for her to read and for us to read out loud. It was fun.Some reviewers seemed concerned that children may learn poor grammar and behavior from the book. Parents with kids who are not smart enough to know a joke should be careful! The rest of us will enjoy the humor.

I think we're related, Junie B.!

Barbara Park has done it with her creative works of Junie B. Jones. What a joy it is for my six year old kindergartner and me to enjoy this mother/daughter time as we see what Junie B. will get into next. Junie B.'s antics are overwhelmingly hilarious and a joy for any family member to read. I hated riding the school bus too when I was little and reading about Junie B. and how she felt brings back many wonderful memories of going to school as well as some not so wonderful. My little girl could be her sister also. She delights with laughter as she hears about Junie B. hiding, but most of all she eagerly awaits each book to hear what Mrs.' last name is. Keep them coming Barbara Park. You have two Junie B. Jones fans in this house.

Junie B. Jones is hilarious and will keep everyone laughing.

Do you remember when it was scary to go to school? Kindergartner, Junie B. Jones thinks she is ready to start school until she has to ride the school bus. There are meanies on there and it is smelly, so when it is time to ride the bus home, she decides to stay at school and hide. Needless, to say Junie B. does some exploring and gets into trouble before it is all over. The way Junie B. thinks out loud and says exactly what she is thinking makes this book delightful to read out loud. Barbara Park has truly captured the voice and thoughts of a five year old. My second grade students beg me to read more everytime I start a new Junie B. book. Our librarian can't even keep them on the shelf because of their growing popularity. Some students that weren't reading much on their own have really taken a liking to the humorous antics of Junie B. Jones. I am looking forward to many more books in this series.

Go read this book speedy-quick. By Kate.

My name is Katherine. I used to be 5, but now I'm 6. I took this book to my school. My teacher loved it. She laughed. She read it to the class and her name is Mrs. Sellars. This book is funny and I like 'em and they're just cool. Junie's a kindergartner, I'm a kindergartner. She's p.m., I'm p.m. I wish she had a movie about Junie B. Jones. This book is about Junie taking the bus to school, but she didn't. I love the bus. And I like Junie B. The End.

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