Bad Kitty Cat-Nipped Edition

Bad Kitty Cat-Nipped Edition

by Nick Bruel

Hardcover(First Edition)

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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.

Now, Roaring Brook is proud to introduce a new edition so deliciously funny, someone's already taken a bite out of it. With two die-cut ñbitesî on its side, special endpapers, and a brand new piece of artwork within, this eye-catching novelty edition of a proven best-seller is sure to be . . . devoured!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596432994
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 07/24/2007
Series: Bad Kitty Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 8.53(w) x 11.17(h) x 0.33(d)
Lexile: AD390L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

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.

Reading Group Guide


Word Scrambler

Directions: Unscramble the words on the left to make words you might read in the Bad Kitty books.

1. TELITR OXB_______________________________

2. URF LBAL_________________________________

3. CUELN RMYRUA___________________________

4. DBA YTITK________________________________

5. PPYPU_____________________________________

6. NTASREG KTYIT____________________________

7. HBTA_____________________________________

8. THYCTA TTKIY____________________________

9. OEMW_____________________________________

10. YAPHP DBRIYTAH__________________________

Drawing Activity

The neighborhood cats are on their way over with presents for Kitty. What will you bring her? Draw your present here so you can celebrate Kitty's birthday too!

Fill in the Words

Directions: Fill in the appropriate kind of words in the passage below from Bad Kitty Gets a Bath.

Be prepared. The first lesson that all cat owners must

____________ (VERB) is that CATS____________ (VERB) BATHS.

For your own safety, please repeat this to yourself ____________ (NUMBER) times. It's not that cats don't like baths. It's not that cats have a ____________ (ADJECTIVE)

relationship with baths. It's not that cats chose not to vote for baths in the last election. It's not that cats would rather choose ____________ (NOUN) over baths. It's not that cats neglect to send baths a card on their birthdays. It's not that cats pick baths last when they ____________ (VERB) sides for a kickball game. It's not that cats think about baths in the same way as ____________ (NOUN)

thinks about dogs. It's not that cats once thought baths are an awesome present that cost ____________ (amount) dollars, and then baths didn't have the decency to say "thank you".

It's simply that CATS HATE BATHS!!

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