Debbie Glade reviews a most colorful and cute book about a cat and Christmas.
A Bad Kitty Christmas ($15.99, A Neal Porter Book/Roaring Book Press, ages 4 and up), written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, has one of the best book covers ever! Don’t you agree? It makes you just want to open the book and see what’s inside.
This cartoon-like book is about a black cat that makes a giant mess of all the Christmas decorations and gifts at her house. After being scolded, she runs away from home, and the family dog follows close behind her. What will it take to get the kitty and the family dog back home in time for Christmas? Read the story and you shall find out yourself. The verse is written in rhyme, and the illustrations are bold and fantastic. This is a really cute book, and would make a great holiday gift for young children – especially those who love kittens.
If you aren’t a Bruel or Bad Kitty fan yet but your interest has been piqued, check out these other cartoon books because they are all pretty awesome too.