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Patrick McDonnell
Patrick McDonnell is a New York Times best-selling author, and creator of the comic strip MUTTS which appears in over 700 newspapers around the globe. He has received numerous awards internationally, including the National Cartoonists Society's highest honor, The Reuben. You can sign up to... show more

Patrick McDonnell is a New York Times best-selling author, and creator of the comic strip MUTTS which appears in over 700 newspapers around the globe. He has received numerous awards internationally, including the National Cartoonists Society's highest honor, The Reuben. You can sign up to receive the daily MUTTS strip at MUTTScomics.comThe Gift of Nothing was McDonnell's first children's book. In 2014, it was transformed into a chidlren's play commissioned by The Kennedy Center. In 2012 he was awarded the Caldecott Honor for Me...Jane). McDonnell has collaborated with author Eckhart Tolle on Guardians of Being. McDonnell has appeared on CNN, The Today Show, PBS and the Oprah Winfrey Network. He is a member of the Board of Directors of The Humane Society of the United States, the Fund for Animals and the Charles M. Schulz Museum. His MUTTS characters have been enlisted by the United States Marines (Toys for Tots), and the American Library Association ('Read!'). They appear on New Jersey Animal Friendly license plates and in animated Public Service Announcements for The Shelter Pet Project. His work has also been animated for a PSA for the NY Philharmonic. MUTTS is currently under development as an animated feature length film for Twentieth Century Fox.
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Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 years ago
For such a brief book, McDonnell has done a marvelous thing. He doesn't try to give us the entire life of Jane Goodall, just a glimpse at a child who was fascinated by animals and nature and Africa and how that lead to the adult she became. The art is perfect, incorporating Victorian animal illustra...
Merry Meerkat Marginalia
Merry Meerkat Marginalia rated it 3 years ago
5 Stars, Buy it. The kindle version of this is a little weird, it has outlines on the pages and looks like you are reading it on your phone because there is a battery and wi fi signal on it. Anyway, this is a cute story about a little guy named tek who is completely hooked on gadgets. Once tek gets...
Merry Meerkat Marginalia
Merry Meerkat Marginalia rated it 3 years ago
4 Stars, buy it Pretty typical mutts book. Some of the typical jokes are regurgitated. However I still love Mcdonnells love of nature and animals. I loved the superhero series, I hope that one continues. I also love when there are quotes with just a cute little drawing. And of course because I lov...
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 3 years ago
Library copy
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 4 years ago
I found this children’s picture book unique. The more I looked at it, the more I enjoyed it and it was the illustrations that I loved. The story revolves around a man dressed in a black tuxedo with a red bow tie leaving his house. He discovers a skunk on his doorstep so he silently closes his door...
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