Mutts Shelter Stories

Mutts Shelter Stories : Love. Guaranteed.

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Until one has loved an animal, one's soul remains unawakened." --Anatole France This book is a credit to [Patrick McDonnell's] life's work and passion, and I know you will enjoy it and be moved by it." --Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO, The Humane Society of the United States Patrick McDonnell's "MUTTS" is up there with "Peanuts, Pogo, Krazy Kat," and "Calvin and Hobbes"--cartoons that are smart and funny, brilliantly drawn, and full of heart." --Matt Groening, "The Simpsons" creator To me, "MUTTS" is exactly what a comic strip should be" --Charles Schulz, "Peanuts" creator "MUTTS" creator Patrick McDonnell pairs his heartwarming "Shelter Stories" strips with real-life, fan-submitted testimonials and photographs to provide an emotionally gratifying look into the lives of the millions of rescue animals adopted into loving homes each year. In this emotive collection, McDonnell spotlights stories of animal rescue submitted by fans across the nation. More than 70 full-color photographs of adopted pets-including cute and cuddly dogs, cats, bunnies, guinea pigs, birds, and ferrets-are featured alongside more than 100 of McDonnell's popular "MUTTS" "Shelter Stories" strips. Also included is an authoritative reference section with an Adoption Guide and resourceful links that encourage readers to, as McDonnell writes, "Adopt some love today."show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 165 pages
  • 167.64 x 205.74 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • English
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0740771159
  • 9780740771156
  • 684,687

About Patrick McDonnell

Patrick McDonnell is a "New York Times" best-selling author and the recipient of multiple awards from the National Cartoonists Society for Oustanding Cartoonist of the Year and Newspaper Strip of the Year. A dedicated animal advocate and Genesis Award recipient, McDonnell regularly lends his talents to animal-protection groups and issues, including The Humane Society of the United States, where he serves on the national board of directors. McDonnell is also on the board of directors of the Charles M. Schulz Museum. He resides in New Jersey. "show more

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