Barkus Dog Dreams (Hardcover)

Book 2 (Dog Books for Kids, Children's Book Series, Books for Early Readers)

By Patricia MacLachlan, Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, 9781452116761, 52pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

List Price: 14.99*
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Barkus is back! With new tricks. New friends. And lots more fun.

Praise for Barkus:

"Fans will be begging for more."-The Horn Book Magazine
"The charm is infectious."--The New York Times
"Will appeal to fans of the Henry and Mudge series as well as to the younger picture-book audience."-Kirkus Reviews

The lovable Barkus and his lucky young owner romp through the pages of this delightful series from Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The simple text told in short chapters is just right for children ready to take their first steps toward reading on their own.

About the Author

Patricia MacLachlan is a versatile and prolific author whose titles range from picture books to novels, including the Newbery Medal– winning Sarah, Plain and Tall. Barkus was inspired by the imagined adventures of her neighbor's dog. She lives in Massachusetts.

Marc Boutavant is an internationally acclaimed illustrator. His work has been featured in The New York Times and The New Yorker as well as numerous children's books. He lives in Paris, France.

Praise For Barkus Dog Dreams: Book 2 (Dog Books for Kids, Children's Book Series, Books for Early Readers)

"A satisfying start-to-finish read."—The Horn Book

"Chapter has humor and surprising developments to keep young readers turning pages." - Kirkus Reviews