Bad Kitty Gets A Bath

Summary:

Meet Kitty. She has a unique personality and is very expressive about the things she does/doesn't want to do. That includes taking a bath. There are things you need to know about giving cats a bath ... and tricks for pulling it off. Which one will really work, though?


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Silly events and hilarious illustrations will have kids roaring and turning the page all in one sitting.

Content Awareness Factors:

None.


Little Kid Reaction

Our child roared through the whole book ... and asked if we could trade the dog for a cat. She stayed up extra to read on her own, and loved flipping back through the book to recount various events for us.

Parent Reaction

Go figure - after all that she wants a cat! The author has done a fabulous job introducing a broad array cat facts into this funny story about giving Kitty a bath. The illustrations add a lot, but you need to sit together to read it aloud or else some of it doesn't make sense. We will look for other books with Bad Kitty.

Type of Book:
This is, essentially, a graphic novel. There are lots of facts about cats built into the story, too.
Reading Level:
3.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
6 to 10
Age of child:
Read by an 8-year-old girl.

Title Bad Kitty Gets a Bath
Author Nick Bruel
Publisher Roaring Brook Press © 2008
Illustrators Nick Bruel
ISBN 9781596433410
Material Hard Cover
Cost $12.95
Genres Animal Character, Humor, Comics | Graphic Novels
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