The Gift of Nothing (Board book)

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The Gift of Nothing (Board book)


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From a New York Times bestselling author and creator of the beloved comic strip Mutts comes the beloved story about nothing--and everything!--perfect for gift-giving at the holidays and year round.

Mooch the cat desperately wants to get his friend Earl the dog a gift for the holidays, but Earl already has everything he needs. "What do you give a guy who has everything?" Mooch wonders. Then it dawns on him: nothing! But it turns out nothing is harder to find than you'd think...
The perennial favorite The Gift of Nothing has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, and in this adaptation for the board book, brings to the youngest readers its heartfelt, timeless message about the priceless value of friendship.

Don't miss these other favorites from Patrick McDonnell:
Hug Time
Me... Jane
A Perfectly Messed-Up Story
The Monsters' Monster
The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned his ABC's (the Hard Way)
Patrick McDonnell is the author and illustrator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, 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, and others. He lives in New Jersey.
Product Details ISBN: 9780316394734
ISBN-10: 0316394734
Publisher: LB Kids
Publication Date: October 4th, 2016
Pages: 30
Language: English
Praise for The Gift of Nothing: *"Pure delight... Both Mutts fans and newcomers will appreciate McDonnell's clever wordplay and lovable characters."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Sage and funny storytelling."—Child Magazine

"A perfect meditation on gift giving and friendship."—Kirkus Reviews