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

Book 1 of 28 in the Junie B. Jones Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades K - 3Grades 1 - 3M2.96570
Barbara Park’s #1 New York Times bestselling chapter book series, Junie B. Jones, is a classroom favorite and has been keeping kids laughing—and reading—for more than twenty years. Over 60 million copies in print and now with a bright new look for a new generation!

Meet Junie B. Jones! The B. Stands for Beatrice. Except Junie B. doesn’t like Beatrice. She just likes B and that’s all. It’s the first day of kindergarten. But Junie B. did not like riding the bus to school. Only guess what? Junie B. is an excellent hider. So, at the end of the day—when everyone lines up to go—home . . . Junie B. doesn’t.

Now, for the first time ever, the book that started it all, Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus, is available in a full-color jacketed hardcover edition. With original, never before seen material—including full color artwork, photographs, a behind the scene peek at illustrator Denise Brunkus’s sketch pad, and a conversation between Barbara Park and Junie B. Jones herself—this special collector's edition is a treat for both new readers and Junie B. fans of all ages! Perfect for holiday, birthday, back to school, kindergarten graduation, and teacher gifts!

USA Today :
“Junie B. is the darling of the young-reader set.”

Publishers Weekly :
“Park convinces beginning readers that Junie B.—and reading—are lots of fun.”

Kirkus Reviews :
“Junie’s swarms of young fans will continue to delight in her unique take on the world. . . . A hilarious, first-rate read-aloud.”

Time :
“Junie B. Jones is a feisty six-year-old with an endearing penchant for honesty.”
Paperback, 80 pages
Published on July 28, 1992 by Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0679842012
ISBN-13: 9780679826422
68 Book Reviews
  • ponygirl11
    ponygirl113 months
    This book was hilarious cute and fun! I absolutely love it. It is a book that new readers should read and be read to !! Junie B Jones is so funny it is so hard to stop reading it because you don't want to one bit of the story book!!
    • huskygirl39
      huskygirl39about 1 year55 stars
      This book sis so funny
      • slothgirl125
        slothgirl125about 1 year55 stars
        This is amazing 👍
        • layer
          layerabout 1 year33 stars
          It was a funny book but she did get in to trouble a lot and she is first grade and I liked it a lot.
          • bennylily
            bennylilyabout 1 year55 stars
            Junie b jones is very funny .becuase Junie b j is afraid to go on the school bus. so she hides under a teachers desk.also she almost had an accident .this book is just right for me and you.so follow me on an adventure in this book
            • mara_love
              mara_loveover 1 year55 stars
              These books are hilarious if you like them you should definitely follow me I will always follow you back. Junie B. Jones is very funny. every time I would check these out I would always finish them on the same day
              • dinoday
                dinodayover 1 year
                I love the book.it is so funny
                • gold3nglare
                  gold3nglarealmost 2 years55 stars
                  This book was hilarious when I read it! Back in elementry school, Junie B. Jones were the books everyone wanted to read
                  • duneryne-159957605452
                    duneryne-159957605452almost 2 years55 stars
                    Best book ever I just got done whit it to day 🙂
                    • Yoshini about 2 years
                      Nice and good book 👏I will share this book for my friends also