Awards | MUTTS

Awards

Over the last 20+ years, Patrick McDonnell has received numerous awards and nominations for his MUTTS comic strip, his children’s books, and his dedication to environmental and animal advocacy.

  • 2018
    Helen Hayes Award Nominations | Me…Jane Musical
  • 2017

    The New York Times Notable Children’s Book | The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017 | The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away
    School Library Journal’s Best Picture Books of 2017 | The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away
    Pegasus Wings Award for outstanding achievements in animal welfare and habitat protection

  • 2016

    NAIBA Picture Book of the Year | Thank You and Good Night
    Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s 2016 Children’s Choices List | Thank You and Good Night

  • 2015

    Harvey Award Nomination for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
    Wanda Gág Read Aloud Book Award (Honor) | A Perfectly Messed-Up Story
    International Literacy Association’s 2015 Children’s Choice Award | A Perfectly Messed-Up Story
    Helen Hayes Award | The Gift of Nothing Musical
    Publishers Weekly Best Books 2015 | Thank You and Good Night
    The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2015 | The Skunk
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Book | Thank You and Good Night
    Dog Fancy’s “45 People Who Changed the Dog World”
    Andrew Carnegie Medal for excellence in children’s video | Me…Jane, adapted by Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods Studios, Inc.

  • 2014
    Harvey Award Nomination for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2013
    Harvey Award Nomination for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2012
    Caldecott Honor | Me…Jane
  • 2011
    Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award, presented at the Eisner Awards
  • 2010
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2009
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2007
    New York Times Best Seller | Hug Time
  • 2006
    Sierra Club Award of Appreciation for raising public awareness for environmental issues
  • 2005
    New York Times Best Seller | The Gift of Nothing
    The HSUS Hollywood Genesis Award for Ongoing Commitment
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2004
    The HSUS Hollywood Genesis Award for Ongoing Commitment
  • 2003
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2002
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 2001
    PETA Humanitarian Award
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 1999
    National Cartoonist Society’s Reuben for Cartoonist of the Year
    Ark Trust Genesis Award
    Harvey Award for Best Syndicated Strip or Panel
  • 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 Award Nomination
    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 Nomination
  • 1991
    National Cartoonist Society Award for Greeting Cards
    National Cartoonist Society Award for Magazine Feature and Magazine Illustration