Synopses & Reviews
BARBARA PARK is best known as the author of the wildly popular New York Times
bestselling Junie B. Jones series, which has kept kids (and their grown-ups) laughing—and reading—for over two decades. Beloved by millions, the Junie B. Jones books have been translated into multiple languages and are a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. Barbara once said, “I’ve never been sure whether Junie B.’s fans love her in spite of her imperfections…or because of them. But either way, she’s gone out into the world and made more friends than I ever dreamed possible.”
Barbara Park is also the author of award-winning middle grade novels and bestselling picture books, including Skinnybones, Mick Harte Was Here, and Ma! There’s Nothing to Do Here!
Barbara Park was born in New Jersey in 1947 and spent most of her adult life in Arizona, where she and her husband, Richard, raised two sons. Barbara died in 2013, but her legacy lives on in the laughter her books give to readers all over the world.
From the Hardcover edition.
It's a mushy gushy mystery!
Hurray! February 14—Valentime's Day, as June B. calls it—is just around the corner. Junie B. can't wait to see all the valentimes she'll get. But she never expected a big, mushy card from a secret admirer! Who is this secret mystery guy, anyway? Junie B. is determined to find out!
The world's funniest kindergartner is back in her 14th book just in time for Valentine's Day! When the children in Room Nine exchange valentine cards, Junie B. gets something she never expected--a mushy, gushy "valentime" from an unknown admirer! But who can the secret suitor be?
Junie B. Jones continues her hilarious adventures through kindergarten in four bestselling books packaged in an adorable boxed set. Includes Junie B. Jones Is (Almost) a Flower Girl (#13), Junie B. Jones and the Mushy, Gushy Valentime (#14), Junie B. Jones Has a Peep in Her Pocket (#15), and Junie B. Jones Is Captain Field Day (#16).
At last! All 27 Junie B. Jones paperbacks in one amazing package! The box features all-new artwork by Denise Brunkus, so that readers can store their Junie collection in their very own Stupid Smelly Bus.
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 keeping kids laughing—and reading—for over 20 years! In the 14th Junie B. Jones book, February 14—Valentime's Day, as June B. calls it—is just around the corner. Junie B. can't wait to see all the valentimes she'll get. But she never expected a big, mushy card from a secret admirer! Who is this secret mystery guy, anyway? Junie B. is determined to find out.
Includes 8 copies each of Be My Valentime (C&A/978-0-385-37302-9) and Mushy Gushy Valentime (DG/978-0-375-80039-9)
About the Author
BARBARA PARK is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular Junie B. Jones series. Her Junie B. Jones books are consistently on the New York Times
and USA Today
bestseller lists. Her middle-grade novels, which include Skinnybones, The Kid in the Red Jacket, My Mother Got Married (and Other Disasters),
and Mick Harte Was Here,
have won over 40 children's book awards. She is also the author of the hysterically original New York Times
bestselling picture book Ma, There's Nothing To Do Here!
Ms. Park holds a B.S. in education from the University of Alabama. She has two grown sons, two small grandsons, and a medium-sized dog. She lives with her husband, Richard, in Arizona.
DENISE BRUNKUS's entertaining illustrations have appeared in over 50 books, including each Junie B. title. She lives in Massachussetts with her husband and daughter.