Author & Illustrator

Patrick McDonnell

Biography

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.

The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way)
Shine!
Tek
Silly Wonderful You
The Skunk
A Perfectly Messed-Up Story
The Monsters' Monster
Hug Time
Me . . . Jane
South
Gift of Nothing
Thank You and Good Night

Most Popular Patrick McDonnell Books

    Me . . . Jane
    Patrick McDonnell
    A Perfectly Messed-Up Story
    Patrick McDonnell
    Gift of Nothing
    Patrick McDonnell
    Hug Time
    Patrick McDonnell
    The Skunk
    Mac Barnett, Patrick McDonnell
    Silly Wonderful You
    Sherri Duskey Rinker, Patrick McDonnell

Book Stats

10
Authored
10
Illustrated
3
Collaborators

All Patrick McDonnell Books

YearTitleAuthorIllustratorPages
2017The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way)Patrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell48
2017Shine!Patrick McDonnellNaoko Stoop40
2016TekPatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell40
2016Silly Wonderful YouSherri Duskey RinkerPatrick McDonnell40
2015The SkunkMac BarnettPatrick McDonnell40
2014A Perfectly Messed-Up StoryPatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell40
2012The Monsters' MonsterPatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell40
2012Hug TimePatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell30
2011Me . . . JanePatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell40
2009SouthPatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell48
2005Gift of NothingPatrick McDonnell56
1960Thank You and Good NightPatrick McDonnellPatrick McDonnell40

Collaborators

Mac Barnett
Sherri Duskey Rinker
Naoko Stoop