Patrick Jennings’s books for young readers have received honors from Publishers Weekly, The Horn Book, Smithsonian Magazine, the PEN Center USA, the Woman’s National Book Association, and the Chicago and New York Public Libraries. The Seattle Public Library awarded his book, Guinea Dog, the Washington State Book Award of 2011. His book, Faith and the Electric Dogs, is currently being adapted for the screen. His twenty-first book, Odd, Weird, & Little, will be published January 28, 2014. Kirkus Reviews writes of it:
"At last: a humorous, useful and pedantry-free book about bullying!"
Patrick currently writes full time in his home in Port Townsend, Washington.