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A Bad Kitty Christmas: 05/30/12
A Bad Kitty Christmas by Nick Bruel is the first picture book in the series after a long run of the hybrid graphic novels. It's Christmas time and Kitty is up to her old tricks — making for a disastrous Christmas for her family and Poor Puppy.
The book could have just been another alphabetic rhyming picture book that chronicles Bad Kitty's antics. That would have been cute. The first ABC list shows all the creative and demented ways Kitty destroys the Christmas themed things in the house. The second list outlines all the presents she hopes to receive. It's a Christmas themed reprise of Bad Kitty.
But the book has more drama and more heart to it. Bad Kitty and Poor Puppy are separated from their family for Christmas. In the last ABC list, Bad Kitty learns about the importance of family, especially during holidays. Except for the Christmas theme — the family part is pretty inclusive of all types of families.
Comment #1: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 23:30:35
I might just have to get this one and read it-I read one of the novels-Bad Kitty's Birthday. It made me laugh out loud! :)
Comment #2: Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 23:27:33
The novels are cute but I prefer the picture books.