Nick Bruel

Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of New York Times bestseller Boing, Bad Kitty, Bad Kitty Gets a Bath and Bad Kitty Meets the Baby, among others.  Nick is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist, and during his down time, he collects PEZ dispensers and grows tomatoes in the backyard. He lives in Tarrytown, NY with his wife Carina and their lovely cat Esmerelda.


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Bad Kitty School Daze by Nick Bruel

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Bad Kitty Books

A trailer for the Bad Kitty book series by Nick Bruel.

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Bad Kitty interviews Nick Bruel!

In this hilarious video, Bad Kitty herself interviews her author and creator, Nick Bruel! Find out what makes Nick tick... from his favorite food to his favorite game on www.badkittybooks.com! And make sure you visit www.badkittybooks.com for games, extras, and to collect ALL the Bad Kitty books. Enjoy!

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Nick Bruel talks "back to school" with Bad Kitty!

Bad Kitty author and illustrator Nick Bruel talks back to school with Bad Kitty in this hilarious teaser. Visit badkittybooks.com to play games, download activities, destroy a living room, and collect all the Bad Kitty books!

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Bad Kitty - Series Trailer

What makes Bad Kitty SO BAD? See for yourself.

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Bad Kitty Official Campaign Video

It's election season! The cats on Main Street are split along party lines... watch Bad Kitty in her campaign debut. Will SHE win the coveted Neighborhood Cat Coalition presidency? Watch to find out!

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Bad Kitty Christmas Storytime Set

Nick Bruel
Macmillan Young Listeners


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Available 10/7/2014
Bad Kitty's Very Very Bad Boxed Set (#2)
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
Square Fish

Hack up those fur balls, sharpen those claws because we’ve got three Bad Kitty adventures from  author and illustrator Nick Bruel coming your way! In Bad...


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Available 10/7/2014
Bad Kitty Storytime Set

Nick Bruel
Macmillan Young Listeners


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Bad Kitty's Tasty Treats
Slide and Find
by Nick Bruel
Priddy Books

Bad Kitty doesn’t mean to be bad. Whether she’s trying to be a good little kitty and eat her vegetables, or a quiet little kitty and behave, trouble just...


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Bad Kitty School Daze
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
Square Fish

Bad Kitty faces her toughest challenge yet, in Bad Kitty School Daze from Nick Bruel.  Kitty and Puppy are out of control! They're screaming, fighting,...


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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
A Neal Porter Book

In this seventh installment of the New York Times–bestselling series, Kitty encounters what may be her most formidable foe yet: her creator! Kitty soon learns...


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Dinosaur Trouble

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press

SOMETIMES THE MOST UNLIKELY PAIRS MAKE THE BEST OF FRIENDS. A hilarious prehistoric yarn for newly-independent readers from a master of children's animal...


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Bad Kitty's Very Bad Boxed Set (#1)
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
Square Fish

Hack up those fur balls, sharpen those claws because we’ve got three Bad Kitty adventures coming your way!   In Bad Kitty Gets a Bath, Kitty has to, well . ....


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Bad Kitty for President
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
Square Fish

The votes are in--it's a Bad Kitty landslide!  It's time to elect a new president of the Neighborhood Cat Coalition! Who will win the election? The candidate...


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Poor Puppy and Bad Kitty
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
A Neal Porter Book

PUPPY GETS HIS OWN BOOK.  Kitty's best friend stars in this zany companion to the best selling BAD KITTY.  Poor, poor Puppy:  Kitty isn't interested in...


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Bad Kitty Meets the Baby
Bad Kitty
Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Square Fish

She’s pounded Puppy and massacred Murray, but has Kitty finally met her match?


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Bad Kitty (Book & CD Set)
Bad Kitty
By Nick Bruel, illustrated by the author
Macmillan Young Listeners

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....


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A Bad Kitty Christmas
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel
A Neal Porter Book

A HILARIOUS NEW HOLIDAY PICTURE BOOK ABOUT EVERYONE'S FAVORITE NAUGHTY FELINE "Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the city, not a creature...


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Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray
Bad Kitty
Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Square Fish

Bad Kitty’s antics continue as she prepares for a battle royale when Uncle Murry steps into the role of petsitter.


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Happy Birthday, Bad Kitty
Bad Kitty
Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Square Fish

Who doesn’t love cake and presents and party games? Bad Kitty, of course.


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Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
Bad Kitty
Nick Bruel; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish

Break out the bandages! Bad Kitty needs a bath. And she’s not getting in the tub without a fight.


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Clever Duck

Dick King-Smith, illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press

FEATHERS FLY when one smart duck decides to teach the farmyard know-it-alls a lesson. Damaris is a duck. Not the ordinary, silly, jumping-inpuddles kind of...


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The Mouse Family Robinson

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press

GET READY TO EMBARK ON A TINY ADVENTURE! “You mean you’re going to have a baby?” “Babies.” The Robinsons are expecting…trouble, that is. With six newborn...


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Little Red Bird

Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
A Neal Porter Book

SOMETHING NEW AND UNEXPECTED – sweet and gentle– from the creator of Bad Kitty and Poor Puppy. Sweetly enchanting paintings and a gently rhyming text tell...


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Hairy Hezekiah

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press

BAD-TEMPERED RUNAWAY CAMEL. Funny, fast, and satisfying--a hilarious yarn from the "master of animal stories."* Tired of his lonely life at the zoo,...


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Bad Kitty Cat-Nipped Edition
Bad Kitty
By Nick Bruel, illustrated by the author
A Neal Porter Book

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....


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Bob and Otto

Robert O. Bruel, Pictures by Nick Bruel
A Neal Porter Book

Bob and Otto do best-friend kinds of things together--eating leaves, digging, playing--until the day Bob decides to climb a tree, simply because . . . he has...


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Who Is Melvin Bubble?

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press

Who is this kid with the funny name? Well, that depends on who you ask. Everybody who knows Melvin—his mom, his dad, his best friend Jimmy, his dog—even Santa...


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