Bad Kitty: Puppy's big day /

Author Bruel, Nick
Language English
Publisher
New York: Square Fish/Roaring Brook Press, 2016




Annotation:

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.



Subjects :

  • Cat Books For Kids
  • Cat Book For Kids
  • Bad Kitty Books
  • Cats Juvenile Fiction
  • Cats For Kids
  • Funny Picture Books
  • Cat Kids Book
  • Dogs Fiction
  • Cat Picture Book
  • Cat Books For Children
  • Illustrated Children's Books
  • Fiction
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • Humorous Fiction
  • Humorous Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cats
  • Juvenile Works
  • Dogs Juvenile Fiction
  • Cats Fiction

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Author Illustrator(s) :

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Best Books :

  • Distinguished Books, 2006 , Children's Picture Books

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Reading Measurement Programs:


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Reading Counts-Scholastic
Reading Level 2.7
Interest Level 3-5
Title Point Value 4

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Reviews :

Justina Engebreston (Children's Literature)
Watch out world! Kitty is in a very bad mood, and no one seems to know why. When Puppy refuses to heed the warnings to stay away from Kitty, Uncle Murray is summoned to save the day by taking Puppy for a walk, far away from Kitty. When Uncle Murray arrives, he too fails to note the warning signs to stay away from Kitty; and as a result, he and Puppy make a mad dash exit from the house. In their haste, Uncle Murray forgets one very important thing: a leash! Uncle Murray and Puppy only get so far before an officer stops them and gives Uncle Murray a ticket for failing to leash his dog. This sets in motion a series of events that end with Puppy in the county dog shelter. Will Uncle Murray be able to find Puppy and return him safely back home? This delightful picture book provides another hilarious addition to the much-loved Bad Kitty series, with Puppy having his own grand adventure and meeting some fun but slightly crazy new friends. The writing and illustrations of this book are reminiscent of a newspaper cartoon, with minimal text and action-packed black and white sketches that enhance the humor of the story. Inserted between each section of the story are some of Kitty s horrible, but humorously true, facts about dogs, that not only serve to inform but also to show why cats are superior pets--at least, according to Kitty. As the hilarity comes to an end, the author includes some sobering and helpful information about pet adoption. Overall, children will love this book and want to read it again and again, while laughing out loud at the silliness on the pages. 2015, Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan,, $13.99. Ages 7 to 10.
(PUBLISHER: Roaring Brook Press (New York:), PUBLISHED: 2015.)

Kirkus (Kirkus)
Puppy and Uncle Murray escape a rampaging Bad Kitty for a day's adventure on the town. Bad Kitty's acting crazier than usual. Puppy never minds, but Uncle Murray rescues him anyway, and the two go for a walk. Uh-oh! Uncle Murray forgot Puppy's leash, so he gets a ticket from a police officer. Puppy has to do his business and…Uncle Murray has no bags to clean up—another ticket. Puppy's collar and tags are at home…another ticket. Poor Uncle Murray! Maybe a trip to the dog park will help. Puppy meets a new friend—in the way puppies do—and when he and Uncle Murray get separated, Puppy ends up in the pound. Will Uncle Murray rescue him? What about Puppy's new friends? And what of Bad Kitty's conniption? Bruel lets Bad Kitty's drooling, happy canine sibling have a tale of his own. As in previous chapter-book-length outings in the series, the story is heavily illustrated and dotted with two-page informational spreads. This time, Bad Kitty takes over Uncle Murray's lecturing duties to speak on differences in potty habits between cats and dogs and the reasons dogs sniff bottoms. Perhaps it's not the best of the series, but it offers plenty of good, goofy fun that's ever-so-slightly instructional. Bad Kitty fans will certainly embrace Puppy's first outing since Poor Puppy (2007). 2015, Neal Porter/First Second, 160 pp., $13.99. Category: Graphic/fiction hybrid. Ages 8 to 11. © 2014 Kirkus Reviews/VNU eMedia, Inc. All rights reserved.
(PUBLISHER: Roaring Brook Press (New York:), PUBLISHED: 2015.)

Carolyn Phelan (Booklist)
When Uncle Murray takes Puppy for a walk, unexpected encounters lead to comical disasters. A cop stops them to settle a few issues (no leash, no doggy bag, no license). After a bulldog attacks Uncle Murray in the park, Puppy runs off and winds up at the animal shelter. In the end, bighearted Uncle Murray saves the day. Between chapters, amusing and informative pages on canine behavior tackle questions such as Why do dogs sniff butts? With dialogue and illustrations that range from droll to madcap, this book seems sure to turn devoted dog-lovers into Bad Kitty series fans. Grades 2-4
(PUBLISHER: Roaring Brook Press (New York:), PUBLISHED: 2015.)

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Series :

Bad Kitty-

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
New York: Square Fish/Roaring Brook Press, 2016

Media Type: Language Material
pages cm
PZ7.B82832 ([E])
1250073308
9781250073303
New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2015

Media Type: Language Material
155 pages:
PZ7.B82832 ([E])
1596439769
9781596439764
"A Neal Porter Book."
New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2015

Media Type: Language Material
155 pages:
PZ7.B82832 ([E])
9781596439764
1250073308
9781250073303
1596439769
"A Neal Porter Book."
Roaring Brook Press (New York:), PUBLISHED: 2015.,

Media Type:

0141335963
9780141335964
9781250073303
1250073308
1596439769
9781596439764

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