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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|
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.Barbara Park
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.Barbara Park
All of my characters are less than perfect.Barbara Park
There are many reluctant young readers who haven’t yet found books that make them laugh.Barbara Park
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.Barbara Park