The Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell

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What can Mooch the cat give Earl the dog when Earl has everything? The answer, of course, is nothing. This simple picture book story features characters from McDonnell's popular comic strip, "Mutts." Illustrations.

About Patrick McDonnell

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Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the beloved internationally syndicated comic strip MUTTS, which features the characters that star in five of his children's picture books: Wag!, The Gift of Nothing, Just Like Heaven, South, and Hug Time. He is also the creator ofMe . . . Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times bestselling picture book biography of Dr. Jane Goodall, and has written and illustrated the award-winning picture book Art. Patrick sits on the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Karen; their two formerly feral cats, MeeMow and Not Ootie; and their adopted terrier, Amelie. Patrick's website is
Published April 15, 2011 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 57 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Religion & Spirituality, Self Help, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment, Comics & Graphic Novels. Non-fiction

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