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

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

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Barbara Park

Word Count

20,000 words

based on page count


80 pages

Edition Publisher

Perfection Learning

Edition Publish Date

January 1, 1992


ISBN-10: 0780725484

ISBN-13: 9780780725485

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<p>for Use In Schools And Libraries Only. For Beginning Chapter-book Readers, Junie B. Jones Always Saves The Day. Junie B.'s Inimitable Style Wins Her Friends And Fans Everywhere. Denise Brunkus's Comical, Expressive Drawings Capture All The Joys And Foible</p><h3>publishers Weekly</h3><p>one Of The Initial Titles Released Under The First Stepping Stone Imprint, Chapter Books Aimed At Newly Independent Readers And Arranged In Series, Park's ( Skinnybones ) Jolly Caper Is The First Installment To Feature Junie B., A Feisty Almost-six-year-old Who Is Not At All Happy About Riding The Bus On The First Day Of Kindergarten. In Fact, She Doesn't Like A Single Thing About This Vehicle: Not The Kids Who Get On It (``loud Kids. And Some Of Them Were The Kind Who Look Like Meanies''); Not The Door (``if It Closes On You By Accident, It Will Cut You In Half, And You Will Make A Squishy Sound''); And Not The Black Smoke It Emits (``it's Called Bus Breath, I Think''). Other Equally Candid, On-target Perceptions Fill Junie B.'s First-person Narrative, Which Is Peppered With Reader-involving Questions (``only Guess What?''; `` 'cause Guess Why?'') That Help To Propel The Story At A Whiz-bang Pace. When A Classmate Tells Junie B. That Kids Will Pour Chocolate Milk On Her Head On The Way Home, The Spunky Child Finds A Way To Avoid The Dreaded Bus. Park Convinces Beginning Readers That Junie B.-- And Reading--are Lots Of Fun. Ages 6-9. (aug.)</p>