Looking for a Junie B. Jones Costume? Although there isn’t an official costume, take a look at what I’ve gathered together to make your own. It’s easier than you might think.
Junie is a precocious girl who stars in the Junie B. Jones book series by Barbara Park. Junie’s real name is June Beatrice Jones. Her birthday is June 1st and she is 5 years old when the series begins. She lives with her parents, Robert “Bob” Jones and Susan Jones, and her little brother, Ollie. Junie also owns a beloved pet named Tickle.
Despite the fact that there isn’t an official costume for Junie, you are in luck because there are a lot of ways you can dress. I have listed several options for you, all based on how Junie looks on various book covers. What makes this even easier for you is the fact that Junie is not a fashion plate. You can put together an outfit, and as long as you have certain Junie elements, such as her hair bow, it will work.
“Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus” Costume
This is a look seen on Junie on several of Junie’s book covers, making this one of the most popular looks for a Junie B. Jones costume. The outfit is comprised of a large hair bow, a pink sweater, and a purple skirt.
As is seen so very often on the covers of the Junie books, Junie is wearing a large bow in her hair. This particular bow is a pretty pink bow.
The pink sweater worn by Junie is a long-sleeved cardigan sweater that buttons up in the front. I have done my best to filter out the sweaters that do not match this criteria in Amazon, though a few may have slipped into the results. But almost any of the sweaters you see when you click the link below will work for Junie’s school girl look.
Junie’s skirt is a dark purple one that goes to about her knees. There are a nice variety of purple skirts that would be perfect for this costume. Some are plain, others are a bit fancier, but they all have a Junie vibe to them.
“Junie B. Jones is a Party Animal” Costume
The cover for this book shows Junie jumping up and down on her bed. Junie is shown wearing purple pajamas with purple hearts.
I did not find an exact replica of Junie’s pajamas. However, I did find several that are close enough that they will work nicely for any girl who wants to dress up in a Junie’s jammie costume.
You will notice that the picture of Junie also shows her wearing a blue bow. That is going to be the most important part of your costume. Make sure that you include a large blue bow.Don’t forget a purple feather boa. Even though the boa is purple, it does not need to match the color of the pajamas. In fact, Junie rarely matches, so use whatever you like.
What better shoes are there than bunny slippers when it comes to a pajama costume? None! Take a look at the many different rabbit slippers you can add to your Junie costume.
“Junie B. Jones and That Meanie Jim’s Birthday” Costume
This is the easiest of Junie’s outfits to replicate because she isn’t wearing anything too wild or crazy. She has her signature hair bow, this time in green. Junie’s bow has small green polka dots, but a plain green bow will be okay.
She is wearing a white shirt with long sleeves. We can’t actually see the front of the shirt, so it might be a pullover or it might have buttons. To me, it looks like a turtleneck, so that’s what I’ve chosen for this costume.
The main article of clothing is a pair of purple overalls. The only purple overalls that I found are snow overalls. You can see them, but I’ve also included pink overalls in case you want something a bit less insulated (i.e. cooler).
Did you notice that this outfit seems to match?. Granted, the green bow doesn’t really go with the purple overalls, but all things considered, this is the Junie B. Jones outfit that clashes the least.
Video Of A Fan-Made Junie B. Jones Movie
This is a really cute movie made by someone for a class project. It is a trailer for a movie that the make may or may not have completed (he/she doesn’t say if this is the entire video made or just a teaser for a complete story). Regardless, the maker did a great job!
Four Fun Facts About Junie B. Jones
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- Junie wanted to name her baby brother either Mrs. Gutzman or Tiny; however, her parents decided on the name Oliver Jones. Oliver is called Ollie in the book series. Oliver’s birthday is in the month of December.
- Some of Junie B. Jones’s favorite things to eat are Pasketti and meatballs and cheese sandwiches. Junie B. Jones also loves lemon pie and ice cream. Junie hates to eat peas and doesn’t really care for Tuna Noodle Stinkle.
- Junie B. Jones wants to be a janitor when she grows up because they get to carry the bathroom keys, keep people safe and paint the litter cans. Junie B. Jones also thinks she would enjoy being a beautician.
- Junie B. Jones has several friends in the series. These include Lucille, a rich girl, who always wears fluffy dresses and loves everything red. Another of her friends is Grace, who likes to wear pink high tops. Junie B. Jones becomes best friends with Herb in the first grade. Jose, Junie B. Jones’s Hispanic friend, is obsessed with speaking Spanish.