Books written by Patrick McDonnell

Me . . . Jane

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 5, 2011 | 40 pages
In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one... More Info

A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | October 7, 2014 | 40 pages
In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes. Little Louie's story keeps getting messed up, and he's not happy about it! What's the point of telling his... More Info

The Monsters' Monster

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 4, 2012 | 40 pages
Once upon a time, there were three little rascals who thought they were the BIGGEST, BADDEST monsters around. Then along came an even BIGGER monster who changed their minds. And all it took was two little words. In this playful tale from bestselling picture book author Patrick McDonnell, a very BIG... More Info

Guardians of Being

November 15, 2011 | 128 pages
A noted author and the creator of the "Mutts" comic strip team up to bring a collection of inspiring life lessons that provoke thought, insight, and reverence for every moment.  More Info