B. Jones… is on her way! by Barbara Park
by Chicken House, 2006
Park has created a series of stories for readers as young as 5 that
will appeal to all new school goers and their parents. Junie B.
Jones is an ideal book for reading out loud to a Junior Infant class
and is also ideal for building reading confidence for beginners.
Junie B will give little readers the opportunity to think and talk
about issues such as getting the bus to school, learning to become
part of a big group and adapting to school “which is where
you go to meet new friends and not watch TV.”
B tells her story in the first person narrative so she is speaking
directly to you from start to finish which is a big plus for young
children and the story is consistently humourous throughout. She
is a totally modern child, full of vivacity and never shy of declaring
B. never puts a foot wrong – usually it’s a whole leg!
She’s the funniest, bravest, truest small girl ever. Barry
Cunningham, Publisher, The Chicken House
you would like to read the further adventures of Junie B you can
Junie B Jones and a little monkey business
Junie B Jones and her big fat mouth or
Junie B Jones and some sneaky peeky spying
available from the Children’s Junior Fiction selection in
Clare County Library branches.
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