Book Review: Nick Bruel’s Bad Kitty

Posted June 6, 2012 by Kathy Davie in Book Reviews, Children's

This book came from the library, and I will never give you less than an honest review, no matter its source. I do provide informational and purchase links to make it more convenient for you to access the book. I also receive a percentage of the sale if you use one of my links to buy it. And that's not enough money to be less than truthful *grin*.

Book Review: Nick Bruel’s Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty

by Nick Bruel


Series: Bad Kitty #1

Genres: Picture Book

This Hardcover has 40 pages and was published by Roaring Brook Press on October 1, 2005. Discover more about it at Goodreads. You can also buy it at Amazon

First in the Bad Kitty children’s picture book series.

My Take

My favorite part of this book was the info pages at the front of the book. Very clever and cute. For the rest, yes, Bruel was also quite clever in his use of the alphabet to explain how bad the kitty is, what foods the kitty liked and disliked, and how the bad kitty apologized to everyone. I could wish he had been more clever in some of his letter choices.

Cute ending, though.

The Story

Poor kitty…her owners have run out of her usual food and all they have is “healthy and delicious” which only leads this poor kitty into being a very bad kitty.

Except, oops, then her owners came home with food that kitty thinks is good (they must have a really weird grocery store) and that bad, bad kitty suddenly thinks of all sorts of ways to be a good kitty.

The Cover and Title

The cover is definitely of a Bad Kitty who has painted the title in purple paint on the white wall along with purple paw prints on the wall…tsk…bad kitty…

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