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Bark, George

Written & illustrated by Jules Feiffer
Published by HarperCollins
Goodreads Rating - 4.2 / 5.0
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Jun 3, 1999
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Pages
4-8
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#9 on School Library Journal‘s list of the Top 100 Picture Books

Named one of 100 Great Children’s Books by The New York Public Library

From acclaimed author-illustrator Jules Feiffer, Bark, George is a hilarious, subversive story about a dog who can’t . . . bark! This picture book geared for the youngest readers is perfect for those who love Mo Willems’s Pigeon series.

When George’s mother tells her son to bark, George goes “Meow,” which definitely isn’t right because George is a dog. When she asks him again, he goes “Oink.” What’s going on with George? Readers will delight at the surprise ending!

ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice - Maryland Children’s Book Award - Parents’ Choice Silver Honor - Keystone to Reading Book Award (Pennsylvania) - Georgia Children’s Picture Storybook Award - Flicker Tale Children’s Book Award (North Dakota) - Florida Children’s Book Award - Charlotte Zolotow Award Honor Book - Buckeye Children’s Book Award (Ohio) - Arizona Young Readers’ Award - ALA Notable Children’s Book

“Feiffer’s characters are unforgettable…the pictures burst with the sort of broad physical comedy that a lot of children just love. It all makes for a witty, laugh-out-loud play on the old favorite about the old lady who swallowed a fly.” -ALA Booklist *(Starred Review)*

“Young readers will roar with laughter at this slapstick farce.” –School Library Journal *(Starred Review)*

What Kind of Book is Bark, George

Themes:
dogs
animal sounds
Categories:
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote Bark, George

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Jules Feiffer

Jules Feiffer is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books, including <i>Bark, George</i> and <i>Meanwhile . . . </i>He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062051851
Publication Date:
June 3, 1999
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
98074468
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
41560450
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062051857
Lexile® Level:
AD350L
ATOS® Book Level:
1.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
36594
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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