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    Smithmark Pub, Hardcover, 2000
  • Barkis
    Smithmark Publishers, Hardcover, 1998
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    Smithmark, Hardcover, 1998
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    Smithmark, Hardcover, 1968
    Hamish Hamilton., Paperback, 1939
  • Barkis
    HarperCollins, Library Binding, 1938
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    Smithmark, Hardcover, 1938
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    HarperCollins, Paperback, 1938
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    Harper & Brothers, Hardcover, 1938

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Average rating
3 out of 5
Based on 121 Ratings and 42 Reviews

Book Description
Barkis, an adorable cocker spaniel puppy and surprise birthday present from Uncle Jimmy is the icing on 9-year-old James' cake. "He's snoofing in my neck like anything. Ooh! He tickles!" Barkis eagerly joins James' family, which includes his sister Nell Jean and her kitten, Edward. When sibling rivalry reaches a crescendo over which beloved pet "belongs" to which child, a mishap occurs. But ... More
Book Information
PublisherSmithmark Publishers
BindingHardcover (9 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages30
Publication Date02/1998
The Creators
About Clare Turlay Newberry (Author) : Clare Turlay Newberry is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Clare Turlay Newberry include Marshmallow, Smudge, Mittens:, and Babette (Clare New... more
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