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Nick Bruel

Nick Bruel
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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 Scaredy-Cat

Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat

Kitty wasn't always such a scaredy-cat. She used to be brave and lionhearted and nervy. That is, until one late October day a group of terrifying monsters showed up on her doorstop and...

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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Snow

Bad Kitty Does Not Like Snow

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

It's snowing. Kitty has never seen snow. So Kitty looks it up on the computer.

Snow is wet.
Snow is cold.
Snow is slippery.

Okay. Bad Kitty can handle this. She'll just put...

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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games

Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

All Kitty wants to do is play her favorite video game. But Kitty has been playing her video game for FIVE hours. Now it's time for Kitty to:

go outside,
draw a picture,
read a book,

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Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat
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Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

Kitty wasn't always such a scaredy-cat. She used to be brave and lionhearted and nervy. That is, until one late October day a group of terrifying monsters showed up on her doorstop and...

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Bad Kitty for President
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Bad Kitty for President

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

Learning about elections has never been more fun! Now with Bad Kitty for President stickers.

It's time to elect a new president of the Neighborhood Cat Club! Who will win...

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Bad Kitty: Puppy's Big Day
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Bad Kitty: Puppy's Big Day

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

Bad Kitty's in a bad mood . . . a very bad mood, and Puppy is not helping.Enter Uncle Murray, who's tasked with taking care of Puppy for the day, but that's when the trouble begins. When they...

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Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet
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Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight, and has the energy to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she's sick, all she can...

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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs
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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

Kitty wants to take a nap. Kitty always wants to take a nap. But Puppy wants to play! Can Kitty convince Puppy that sleeping is far more fun than playing? Find out in this riotous story featuring your...

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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Candy
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Bad Kitty Does Not Like Candy

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

Kitty wants to eat all of the candy. Every single piece. Nothing can get in her way, or can it? Find out what will stop Kitty from eating all the candy in the world in this this hilarious story -complete...

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Bad Kitty Makes Comics . . . and You Can Too!
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Bad Kitty Makes Comics . . . and You Can Too!

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

Kitty is bored. She is so bored, in fact, that she even considers playing with that slobbering mutt Puppy, who lives in her house. Nah. Instead, she thinks she'll take a nap. That is, until there...

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Bad Kitty
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Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel; illustrated by the author
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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...

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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble
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Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

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 that feline manipulation works...

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A Wonderful Year
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A Wonderful Year

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

A really cold winter.

A demented fairy.

A hippo named Louise.

A talkative tree.

Find out what other wonderful things a year can bring in these four interrelated stories—one...

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Bad Kitty's Tasty Treats
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Bad Kitty's Tasty Treats

Slide and Find

by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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 always find its way to her… Nick Bruel's loveable...

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Bad Kitty School Daze
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Bad Kitty School Daze

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Square Fish
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, hissing, and drooling all over...

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Dinosaur Trouble
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Dinosaur Trouble

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
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 stories.All pterodactyls know that...

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Poor Puppy and Bad Kitty

Poor Puppy and Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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 playing, so all puppy's left with are:...

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Bad Kitty Meets the Baby
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Bad Kitty Meets the Baby

Bad Kitty

Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Square Fish
Square Fish

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

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A Bad Kitty Christmas
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A Bad Kitty Christmas

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

This ebook includes audio narration. A HILARIOUS NEW HOLIDAY PICTURE BOOK ABOUT EVERYONE'S FAVORITE NAUGHTY FELINE"Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the city,...

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Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray
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Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray

Bad Kitty

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

Bad Kitty

Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Square Fish
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
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Bad Kitty Gets a Bath

Bad Kitty

Nick Bruel; Illustrated by the author
Square Fish
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
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Clever Duck

Dick King-Smith, illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
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 duck--she's a very clever duck....

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The Mouse Family Robinson
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The Mouse Family Robinson

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
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 mousekins and more to come,...

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Little Red Bird
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Little Red Bird

Written and illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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 the tale of the...

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Hairy Hezekiah
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Hairy Hezekiah

Dick King-Smith; Illustrated by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
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, Hezekiah--an ornery, very hairy Bacrian...

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Bad Kitty Cat-Nipped Edition
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Bad Kitty Cat-Nipped Edition

Bad Kitty

By Nick Bruel, illustrated by the author
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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...

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Bob and Otto
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Bob and Otto

Robert O. Bruel, Pictures by Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
Roaring Brook Press

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 to. When the two meet again, Otto is...

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Who Is Melvin Bubble?
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Who Is Melvin Bubble?

Nick Bruel
Roaring Brook Press
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 Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the...

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