Patrick’s newest picture book, A Perfectly Messed Up Story continues to receive praise from all around the internet! Here’s a smattering of the recent love.

School librarian John Schumacher featured the book and an interview with Patrick on his Watch Little, Brown Head of School and Library Marketing Victoria Stapleton wish A Perfectly Messed-Up Story a happy book birthday.

Travis Jonker reviewed the book on his 100 Scope Notes blog at He says, “Not to go all illustration nerd on you, but the production on this book is superb.” Check out the full review.

And our friends at’s Tumblr page created this cute, fun, sharable animated gif for posting to social media. Take a look!

The book is currently available in the store if you haven’t picked up your copy yet.

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