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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.
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.
How did Barbara Park die?
Barbara Park's death was caused by ovarian cancer.
|Cause of death||Ovarian Cancer|
|Age of death||66 years|
|Birthday||April 21, 1947|
|Death date||November 15, 2013|
|Place of death||Scottsdale, Arizona, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
There are those who believe that the value of a children’s book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think that’s huge.Barbara Park
I’m so lazy as far as liking to get up, go to the office in my pajamas, get dressed about noon. And I hate flying. So I have this really laid-back, good lifestyle, and it’s hard to nudge me out of it.Barbara Park
I’ve stopped reading about my books on the Internet because it’s too hurtful.Barbara Park
For 20 years I’ve gotten to laugh my way through my work. For me, that’s a dream job.Barbara Park
I wasn’t that over-the-top, but I got sent to the principal in first grade for talking. And my father was for a long time the president of the Board of Education. That was always a hard note to bring home.Barbara Park