Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus

Author: Barbara Park

Illustrator: Denise Brunkus

Publisher: Random House, Inc

Publication Date: 1992

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Pre-K - 3

Overview: Junie B. Jones describes her feelings about starting Kindergarten and having to ride the “stupid smelly bus” to school for the first time. This is a hilarious book to share with children who are nervous about starting school. It is a fun and pleasurable easy read for both children and adults. Junie B. Jones will make anyone laugh with her entertaining stories!

Activity: Do you remember your first day of Kindergarten? What was your first experience on a school bus like? Write 3 sentences about your first day of school or the first time you rode a school bus

Reviewer’s Name: Corri Deegan