How Barbara Park Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Barbara Park reached the respectable age of 66 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Children's Author.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Barbara Park
Cause of deathOvarian Cancer
Age of death66 years
ProfessionChildren's Author
BirthdayApril 21, 1947
Death dateNovember 15, 2013
Place of deathScottsdale, Arizona, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

I find that when I’m struggling to think of how a six-year-old would feel about something, I just have to go right down to the common denominator, find the simplest way that you can look at an object or a problem, and not muck it up with all of the stuff that adults do and over-analyze.

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My criteria for what makes a book an official ‘favorite,’ is based almost entirely on how desperately I don’t want the story to end.

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All of my characters are less than perfect.

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There are many reluctant young readers who haven’t yet found books that make them laugh.

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My senior year of high school, I was voted ‘Wittiest.’ So, several years later, I decided to try my hand at writing humor to see if I could be witty enough to make some money.

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