Dog Dreams (Barkus #2)

by Patricia MacLachlan (Author) Marc Boutavant (Illustrator)

Dog Dreams (Barkus #2)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Barkus
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.

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Review quotes

"Chapter has humor and surprising developments to keep young readers turning pages." - Kirkus Reviews
Patricia MacLachlan
Patricia MacLachlan is the author of numerous books for children, including the beloved Newbery Medal winner Sarah, Plain and Tall. She frequently cowrites picture books with her daughter Emily MacLachlan Charest.

Matt Phelan's many books include innovative graphic novel The Storm in the Barn, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award. Visit
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
August 20, 2018

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