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Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Graphic Novel)

Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Graphic Novel)

Bad Kitty

Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel

Roaring Brook Press


Now in graphic novel!

The phenomenally successful Bad Kitty series is purr-fect for fans of Dav Pilkey's Dog Man and Ben Clanton's Narwhal and Jelly series, reluctant readers, comic book fans, and cranky cats.

Bad Kitty is back (and badder than ever!) when she is forced to take a bath in this hysterical full-color graphic novel for young readers!

The following are some items you will need for Kitty's bath: one bathtub, plenty of water, dry towels, a suit of armor, a letter to your loved ones, clean underwear (because stressful situations can cause "accidents"), an ambulance in your driveway with the engine running, and, oh, yeah, you'll also need Kitty…but good luck with that!

Since its publication in 2005, bestselling author and illustrator Nick Bruel's BAD KITTY has captured the hearts of cat lovers and haters alike. In Bad Kitty Gets a Bath, Kitty is at her worst in this riotous book filled with bad smells, cautionary tales of horror, and hopefully by the end…some soap. The funniest of any of Kitty's adventures, though don't tell her that.

Illinois Monarch K-3 Children's Choice AW ML, Oregon Beverly Cleary Children's Choice A ML, Nevada YR Award Master List, Kansas City KC3 Reading Award

Do you remember the last time you tried to give Kitty a bath?
The first lesson that all cat owners must learn is that . . .
For your own safety,...

Praise for Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Graphic Novel)

“Bad Kitty ... proves once again she's a force to be reckoned with.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Anyone who loves (or hates) cats will get a good chuckle from this book: children and adults alike.” —Children's Literature

“Bruel's zany illustrations incorporate numerous perspectives that heighten the humor.” —School Library Journal

“A tubful oul of fun.” —Cape Cod Times

“Cat lovers of all ages will want to pounce on this book.” —RealVail


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Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel

Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of New York Times bestseller Boing! and the Bad Kitty books, among others. He 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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