Bad Kitty and Poor Puppy are back in their first chapter book guaranteed to have you in rolling on the floor in laughter. If you loved Nick Bruel’s picture books, you will certainly want to read Bad Kitty’s first chapter book! Cats really hate baths, but sometimes cats have no choice and gotta get a bath. All dog and cat lovers will get a real kick out of this book. The author, Nick Bruel also provides some true fun facts about cats.
Many children will jump at the chance to read another story about Bad Kitty and Poor Puppy. This time Nick Bruel provides a good first chapter book for early and independent readers. Reluctant readers will gravitate to this heavily illustrated book. Illustrations help develop a deeper understanding of the story and will keep children laughing till the end. It is the winner of the 2009 Gryphon Award for Children’s Literature (http://ccb.lis.illinois.edu/gryphon.html ). The author also provides a humorous glossary and a brief biography.
144 pages Ages 6-9
Reviewed by Deb Fagnan, Librarian.