The exuberant Barkus and his lucky young owner whirl and twirl across the pages of this delightful pre-chapter book series from award-winning author Patricia MacLachlan. The accessible text is ideal for even the newest independent reader, while the warm, humorous story and energetic illustrations will appeal to picture book readers as well as advanced readers.
Marc Boutavant is an internationally acclaimed illustrator who has illustrated a wide range of books and has had work featured in the New York Times and the New Yorker. His previous titles for Chronicle include Around the World with Mouk and For Just One Day as well as the All Aboard Train Puzzle and Matching Game the Sky High Building Puzzle and The Night Before Christmas Pop-Up Advent Calendar. He lives in Paris France.
"The charm is infectious." ─The New York Times