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Bad Kitty

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ISBN13: 9781596430693
ISBN10: 1596430699
Condition: Standard
Dustjacket: Standard
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Publisher Comments:

From the creator of The New York Times bestseller Boing! comes the riotous story of a cat gone berserk -- four times over an in alphabetical order each time. Kitty is not happy hen she's told that her favorite foods are all gone and all that's left are Asparagus, Beets, Cauliflower, Dill...and 22 other equally unappealing vegetables. So she: Ate my homework, Bit grandma, Clawed the curtains, Damaged the dishes, and so on, through Z. Only when tastier things arrive (An Assortment of Anchovies, Buffalo Burritos, Chicken Cheesecake...) does she Apologize to Grandma.

Review:

"With the alphabet as his jumping off point, Bruel (Boing!) recounts just how far things can go awry when cats go bad. After Kitty discovers that the only food in the house consists of 26 kinds of vegetables (asparagus, beets, cauliflower and on through zucchini), her mood turns blacker than her scraggly fur coat. She unleashes her own alphabet of woe that will have youngsters howling with laughter (and cat owners young and old will understand that many of these scenarios do not require a total suspension of disbelief). Bruel chronicles the misbehavior by dividing the spreads into eight strips, each containing a kind of visual one-liner devoted to a single letter. 'She... Quarreled with our neighbors,' the author writes, as Kitty watches through the mail slot while a human holds a note that reads, 'Meow Hiss Hiss...!' The furry protagonist even 'Sold my toys' (Kitty seems to have appropriated her unseen owner's lemonade stand for this purpose). But when the humans restock the larder with cat-friendly food (rhino ravioli, shark sushi, etc.), the feline turns over a new leaf — in alphabetical fashion, of course. Even readers who've mastered their ABCs will laugh at Bruel's gleefully composed litanies and the can-you-top-this spirit that animates every page. Ages 4-8." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

In this riotous picture book about a cat gone berserk, Kitty is not happy when she's told her favorite foods are gone, and all that's left are unappealing vegetables. She stops misbehaving when tastier things arrive.

About the Author

Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of the bestselling Boing! He was a children's bookseller in New York City and currently resides in Tarrytown, New York, with his wife, Carina.

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respiratory_therapist5, September 22, 2009 (view all comments by respiratory_therapist5)
All I can say is : "I'm In Love"!!!
This book simply is outrageously adorable!!!
I have much more fun than my 7 year old daughter whenever we read it!!!
It tickles me to the core and I can't think of any other book I've ever read/listened to/heard of, that is anywhere near as obnoxiously funny and fun as this one for it's age group!!!
I just love it!!!
:-)
Smile/grin/cheese etc!!
tyvm,
Crystal
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shadevil75, November 25, 2008 (view all comments by shadevil75)
This book is entertaining to adults and children alike. I enjoyed reading this book to my sons and they loved the book, too. I have actually recommended this book to adults with no children just because I know people that love cats.
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facebook, April 6, 2008 (view all comments by facebook)
thiis is an amazing book, i read it in my school library it is soo amazing i love the part about the kitty loitering! this is a greate book ffoor kids of all ages my 14 yer old loved it! thanks NIck Bruel!! PS every one should own this book it hey have kids!! <3
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781596430693
Author:
Bruel, Nick
Publisher:
Roaring Brook Press
Author:
Williams, Vanessa
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
Food
Subject:
Animals - Cats
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture Book
Series:
Bad Kitty
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations throughout
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 40 pages Roaring Brook Press - English 9781596430693 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "With the alphabet as his jumping off point, Bruel (Boing!) recounts just how far things can go awry when cats go bad. After Kitty discovers that the only food in the house consists of 26 kinds of vegetables (asparagus, beets, cauliflower and on through zucchini), her mood turns blacker than her scraggly fur coat. She unleashes her own alphabet of woe that will have youngsters howling with laughter (and cat owners young and old will understand that many of these scenarios do not require a total suspension of disbelief). Bruel chronicles the misbehavior by dividing the spreads into eight strips, each containing a kind of visual one-liner devoted to a single letter. 'She... Quarreled with our neighbors,' the author writes, as Kitty watches through the mail slot while a human holds a note that reads, 'Meow Hiss Hiss...!' The furry protagonist even 'Sold my toys' (Kitty seems to have appropriated her unseen owner's lemonade stand for this purpose). But when the humans restock the larder with cat-friendly food (rhino ravioli, shark sushi, etc.), the feline turns over a new leaf — in alphabetical fashion, of course. Even readers who've mastered their ABCs will laugh at Bruel's gleefully composed litanies and the can-you-top-this spirit that animates every page. Ages 4-8." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , In this riotous picture book about a cat gone berserk, Kitty is not happy when she's told her favorite foods are gone, and all that's left are unappealing vegetables. She stops misbehaving when tastier things arrive.
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