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Patrick McDonnell has received numerous awards and nominations for his work on the MUTTS strip and his children’s books over the past 20 years. MUTTS has also won awards for its environmental and animal advocacy.

  • 2016
    Patrick McDonnell's Thank you and goodnight has won the 2016 NAIBA Picture Book of the Year
    Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has issued its 2016 Children’s Choices List, and Thank You and Good Night has made the picture book list!
  • 2015
    Patrick McDonnell and MUTTS have been nominated for a Harvey Award
    Wanda Gág Honor for best read aloud picture book
    International Literacy Association’s 2015 Children’s Choice Award
    Gift of Nothing Musical Wins Helen Hayes Award
    Dog Fancy "45 People Who Changed the Dog World" - - number 25 is MUTTS creator Patrick McDonnell
    Publishers Weekly Best Books 2015
    The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015
    Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in children's video: Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods Studios, Inc., producers of "Me...Jane," are the Carnegie Medal winners. This transcendent adaptation of Patrick McDonnell’s 2012 Caldecott Honor draws viewers into the childhood of a young Jane Goodall who, with beloved stuffed chimpanzee, Jubilee, is transformed by what she observes in her own backyard, a "magical world full of joy and wonder."
  • 2014
    MUTTS Nominated for 2014 Harvey Award
    Gift of Nothing Musical Nominated for Helen Hayes Award
  • 2013
    Harvey Award nomination for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2012
    Caldecott Award for Me…Jane
  • 2011
    Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award, given at the Eisner Awards
  • 2010
    Harvey Award Winner
  • 2009
    Harvey Award Nominee
  • 2007
    Hug Time—New York Times Best Seller
  • 2006
    Sierra Club Award of Appreciation for raising public awareness for environmental issues
  • 2005
    The Gift of Nothing—New York Times Best Seller
    The HSUS Hollywood Genesis Award for Ongoing Commitment
  • 2004
    The HSUS Hollywood Genesis Award for Ongoing Commitment
  • 2003
    Harvey Award for Best Comic Strip
  • 2002
    Harvey Award for Best Comic Strip
  • 2001
    PETA Humanitarian Award
    Harvey Award for Best Comic Strip
  • 1999
    National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben for Cartoonist of the Year
    Ark Trust Genesis Award
    Harvey Award for Best Comic Strip
  • 1998
    National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award nomination
    Germany’s Max and Moritz Award for Best International Comic Strip
  • 1997
    National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben for Cartoonist of the Year
    Swedish Academy of Comic Art’s Adamson Statuette
    Ark Trust Genesis Award
    Harvey Award for Best Comic Strip
  • 1996
    National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben Award Nominee
  • 1991
    National Cartoonist Society Award for Greeting Cards
    National Cartoonist Society Award for Magazine and Book Illustration