Barbara Park

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Birthday
21, 1947
Birthplace
Mount Holly, NJ
Death Date
Nov 15, 2013 (66)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
21, 1947
Birthplace
Mount Holly, NJ
Death Date
Nov 15, 2013 (66)

About

American children's author who is best known for her beloved Junie B. Jones series. Her other popular children's books include Beanpole and Almost Starring Skinnybones.

Before Fame

She began her collegiate career at New Jersey's Rider College and later received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama. Following her college graduation, she settled in Phoenix, Arizona.

Trivia

She wrote the young adult novel, The Kid in the Red Jacket.

Family Life

She was born in New Jersey to Doris and Brooke Tidswell. She later had two sons, Steven and David, with her husband, Richard A. Park. Sadly, she died in her mid-sixties of ovarian cancer.

Associated With

She was influenced by the literary works of C.S. Lewis.