Entries Tagged as 'Patrick McDonnell'

The Monsters’ Monster

April 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KATRINA F. This story is, in a word, charming. The Monsters’ Monster is the tale of three tiny monster friends who constantly bicker over which of them is the biggest and baddest monster. Ultimately, they can’t make up their minds and decide to create the biggest, baddest monster together, using some comical and […]

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Me … Jane

June 27th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Two powerhouses team up to bring young readers a sweet and inspiring autobiography of one girl who made her dream a reality. Vegbooks contributors Jennifer and Jessica (not once, but twice!) have fawned over Patrick McDonnell’s work, but now they and you too can appreciate his artistic style and prose […]

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Hug Time

July 31st, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT With Hug Time, Patrick McDonnell, longtime cartoonist and creator of “Mutts” (as well as the artist behind New Jersey’s animal friendly license plate), has crafted another winner. The sweet rhyming cadence and nicely balanced illustrations happily hook adults and children as they follow Jules the Kitten. Jules is feeling a little […]

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The Gift of Nothing

June 19th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Fans of Patrick McDonnell’s Wag! will love The Gift of Nothing. Featuring the adorable characters from his comic strip Mutts,  the plot of this story can be summed up in a ten-word riddle. Q: What do you give a friend who has everything? A: Nothing. Of course, like everything else Mr. McDonnell […]

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