Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of the phenomenally successful Bad Kitty series, including the 2012 and 2013 CBC Children's Choice Book Award winners Bad Kitty Meets the Baby and Bad Kitty for President. Nick has also written and illustrated popular picture books including Who Is Melvin Bubble? and Bob and Otto. Nick lives with his wife and daughter in Westchester, New York.
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 is a knock on the door . . .
Strange Kitty is here to guide both Kitty and Kitty's fans through the world of making comics. Like to draw? Great! Here's your chance to show off your skills! Don't know how to draw? That's okay! Through guided excercises you will learn all about how comics work, including sections on panelling, sound and visual effects, word balloons and so much more!
With such fun activities and a hilarious story to boot, this is bound to be a Bad Kitty favorite!
Praise for Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble:* "Surprisingly (and sneakily) instructional, totally hilarious . . . and worth every penny." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Bruel’s sky’s-the-limit attitude will encourage boys and girls to use their imaginations and get writing." —Booklist
"In this seventh installment in the series, readers are introduced to the process of writing and illustrating a book in a fun and humorous way." —School Library Journal Praise for A Bad Kitty Christmas: "ZANY!" —Publishers Weekly"BAD BEHAVIOR!" —The Horn Book "MADCAP DESTRUCTION AND COMIC ANTICS!" —School Library Journal"A witty and original take on the old Christmas Eve chestnut, with a sweet twist to season the fun." —Kirkus Reviews Praise for Bad Kitty: * "An alphabet book that should be in every collection. Even the alphabet-experienced will love this bad, bad kitty!" —Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Will have youngsters howling with laughter." —Publishers Weekly, starred review