Patrick McDonnell

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In 1994 McDonnell created the comic strip MUTTS which now appears in over 700 newspapers and 20 countries.

In 2005, McDonnell embarked on a children's book career. His first children’s book, which featured the MUTTS characters, The Gift of Nothing, quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Art (2006), his second release, told the story of a boy named Art who makes art. His next release, Just Like Heaven (2006), heralding the joys of simple blessings, was hailed in a starred review by Kirkus as 'a meditation on the true nature of miracles'. In 2007. McDonnell again returned to the New York Times bestseller list with Hug Time, featuring a kitten named Jules who goes around the world hugging endangered species. His fifth children’s book, Sout
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Me...Jane

4.12 avg rating — 11,120 ratings — published 2011 — 10 editions
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A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

4.11 avg rating — 2,029 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Monsters' Monster

4.07 avg rating — 2,007 ratings — published 2012 — 6 editions
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The Gift of Nothing

4.49 avg rating — 1,424 ratings — published 2005 — 13 editions
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Art

4.13 avg rating — 1,132 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Little Red Cat Who Ran ...

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MUTTS

4.28 avg rating — 896 ratings — published 1996 — 6 editions
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Hug Time

4.41 avg rating — 855 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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South

4.25 avg rating — 762 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Thank You and Good Night

3.88 avg rating — 728 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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“Earl: Augh! They're trying to take the wolf off the endangered list .
Mooch: I know. But did you hear what they're putting back on the endangered list?
Earl: What?
Mooch: Empathy and compassion.”
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