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The Skunk

Written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by Patrick McDonnell
Published by Roaring Brook Press
Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
$17.99
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4-8
Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
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What's The Skunk About

Publisher Summary

When a skunk first appears in the tuxedoed man’s doorway, it’s a strange but possibly harmless occurrence. But then the man finds the skunk following him, and the unlikely pair embark on an increasingly frantic chase through the city, from the streets to the opera house to the fairground. What does the skunk want? It’s not clear―but soon the man has bought a new house in a new neighborhood to escape the little creature’s attention, only to find himself missing something…

This sly, hilarious tale brings together luminaries Mac Barnett and Patrick McDonnell for the first time.

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Who Wrote The Skunk

author
Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is the coauthor of the Terrible Two series and the author of many picture books, which have won multiple Caldecott Honors.

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Who Illustrated The Skunk

illustrator
Patrick McDonnell

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters’ Monster, and Me…Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

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Did The Skunk Win Any Awards

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  • 2015 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1596439661
ISBN 13:
9781596439665
Publication Date:
April 14, 2015