|Toothless Wonder Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Park, Barbara, Brunkus, Denise (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0375822232 ISBN-13: 9780375822230
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2003
Annotation: Yikes . . . It's a looth tooth!
One of Junie B. Jones's top front teeth is loose! Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And even worse . . . what's all this tooth fairy business? Like, who is this woman, really? And what does she do with all those used teeth? So many questions, so little time.
"From the Hardcover edition.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Teeth; Fiction.
- Tooth Fairy; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Readers
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
|Lexile Measure: 350|
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 1-2, Age 6-7|
|Series: Junie B. Jones|
|Book type: Easy Fiction|
|Physical Information: 7.75" H x 5.25" W x 0.25" (0.15 lbs) 80 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 64031
Reading Level: 2.8 Interest Level: Lower Grades Point Value: 1.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q31980
Reading Level: 1.9 Interest Level: Grades 3-5 Point Value: 3.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Yikes . . . It's a looth tooth
One of Junie B. Jones's top front teeth is loose Only Junie B. is not that thrilled about this development. Because what if she looks like toothless Uncle Lou? And even worse . . . what's all this tooth fairy business? Like, who is this woman, really? And what does she do with all those used teeth? So many questions, so little time.
"From the Hardcover edition."
Contributor Bio(s): RBARA PARK is beloved by millions as the author of the wildly popular, New York Times Bestselling Junie B. Jones series. She has won over 40 children's book awards and been featured in The NY Times, USA Today, and Time magazine. Twenty years and counting after the world's funniest kindergartner made her debut, Barbara says, "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. She and her husband Richard live in Arizona. For games, jokes, and more visit Junie B. online at www.juniebjones.com.
From the Hardcover edition.
Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2003 Spring)
Now in first grade, the hyper-exuberant, baby-talking Junie B. Jones is about to lose her front tooth. Her overblown panic about what that suspicious Tooth Fairy will do with it seems manufactured, and the resolution is pat and artificial. Junie B.'s malapropisms have long been stale, and many of the winks over her head will elude her fans as well. Brunkus's comical drawings suit the energetic text. Copyright 2003 Horn Book Guide Reviews
Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2002 September #2)
The inimitable Miss Jones stars in Junie B., First Grader: Toothless Wonder by Barbara Park, illus. by Denise Brunkus. Junie is the first in her class to have a loose upper tooth. But she wants nothing to do with the Tooth Fairy and fears she'll end up looking like her dentally challenged uncle. #
Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2002 December)
Gr 1-4-In this 20th book about Junie B., Parks hits on the universal theme of losing one's first tooth. As the first person in her class to have this experience, Junie B. worries that she'll look funny, but her teacher assures her that it is a momentous event in her life, and that she'll look more grown up when the new one comes in. This, of course, delights the child. However, she is convinced that the tooth fairy is really a witch. After all, what would a tooth fairy do with all of those teeth? This is an ideal read-aloud to first graders and a choice that they will enjoy reading independently as they move into chapter books. Humorous black-and-white drawings show Junie B. as she interacts with her classmates and family.-Jean Lowery, Bishop Woods Elementary School, New Haven, CT Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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