Once again, Patrick McDonnell and MUTTS have been nominated for a Harvey Award! This time he is nominated for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel. MUTTS is a seven-time winner of the prestigious honor. The Harvey Awards recognize outstanding work in comics and sequential art. Nominations for the Harvey Awards are selected exclusively by fellow creators in the comics field. Voting...
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    Congratulations on your nomination.I can honestly say that every Mutts strip I have ever read is my favorite. Thanks, Patrick for all the years of sheer joy every morning!!Mutts rules the world of comic strips for many reasons in this persons opinion.Best of luck- I wish I could vote!!
    — kilokitty
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    There is nothing like Mutts to cover timely issues like animal extinction, adopting shelter animals and staking dogs in yards (which is finally be addressed by experts). You put a smile on my face every morning. I hope you become an eighth-time winner.
    — ahavlicek_7434
Wonderful news for Patrick and his newest picture book! Thank You and Good Night, due out on October 6, 2015, received a warm, wonderful review from Kirkus. The story captures the magic of a sleepover with friends with a little girl and her three stuffed companions: a bear, an elephant, and a rabbit. Kirkus raves, "This picture book's satisfyingly soft illustrations and...
Here's a first for Patrick McDonnell's children's book career! He'll be teaming up with illustrator Naoko Stoop on a book called Shine!, due out in fall of 2017. Publisher Little, Brown bought world rights to the picture book. The words by Patrick will accompany art by Stoop. The story is about a starfish that wishes he could be a star in the sky, until he learns to see the...