BARBARA PARK is best known as the author of the New York Times bestselling Junie B. Jones series. Jones is a fictional character in a television series. She has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, and Time magazine, and has won over 40 children's book prizes. I've never been sure whether Junie B.'s followers adore her in spite of her flaws, Barbara admits, twenty years after the world's funniest kindergartener made her debut.