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The Little Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell

The Little Gift of Nothing

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The Little Gift of Nothing by Patrick McDonnell

Mooch the cat desperately wants to get his friend Earl the dog a gift for the holidays, but Earl already has everything. What do you give a guy who has everything?! What? What? Mooch wonders. Then it dawns on him--nothing! Since its publication in 2005, this heartwarming story has become an instant classic, with adults buying multiple copies for the person who has everything. Now, for under $20, they can purchase Patrick McDonnell's timeless, all-ages tale in a cloth-covered edition with a wrapping paper-inspired slipcase...Perfect for last-minute holiday purchases! Features include: * Elegant paper slipcase designed to look like a high-end gift wrapped item with embossed bow. * Blue and white packaging works for Hanukkah, too! * Unjacketed cloth case with debossing, tipped-on art and foil stamping


A perfect meditation on gift giving and friendship. Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters' Monster, and Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, Wag!, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

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32 pages


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Publication date

27th October 2016



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