Visit and Book Order Opportunity: Nick Bruel, Author of Bad Kitty Books

On October 11, 2017, we are very excited to have author Nick Bruel visit with Bonny Slope students.  He is the New York Times Bestselling children’s author and illustrator, most notably of the Bad Kitty series.  He will be presenting in four presentations during the day.  His most recent books as well as the 2013 Children’s Book Choice Award winner are available to purchase at a discounted rate.

Hurry! Autographed Book Orders Due Soon

In order to guarantee an autographed copy of Mr. Bruel’s book please submit orders no later than 6 pm Sunday, September 24th, 2017.  Orders after 6pm September 24th and through 6pm October 8th will receive book plates signed by the author and placed in the books when they are received after his visit.  If you are interested in ordering one of these books, visit (Bonny Slope Elementary families only please).

If you have any questions please contact Jennifer Miksovsky at

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Bad Kitty Takes the Test (Hardcover)

His most recent book is titled Bad Kitty Takes the Test.  It’s something everyone has to do at least once.  Kitty is no different.  In this new edition of the beloved, bestselling Bad Kitty series, Bad Kitty faces… a test!  Based on her previous bad behavior, the Society of Cat Aptitude has determined that Kitty is not only a bad kitty but a bad cat.  In order to redeem her feline status, Kitty must take an aptitude test to determine if she deserves to be a cat.  If she fails, she will no longer be able to be a cat.  With the help of Chatty Kitty, who is the instructor at Cat School, and Uncle Murray, who thinks he’s just there to renew his driver’s license, Kitty learns all about being a cat and a little about herself.

Age 7-10, 144 pages


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Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet (Paperback)

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 do is lie in her bed.  Looks like it’s time for this sick kitty to go… to the vet.  When Kitty’s family finally manages to get their clawing, angry pet into the doctor’s office, it’s a wild adventure for Kitty who has to get the most dreaded thing of all… a shot.  Once administered, Kitty is cast into an ingenious dream within a dream sequence in which she has to make right by puppy or risk being shut out of PussyCat heaven forever.

Ages 7-10, 160 pages


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Bad Kitty Puppy’s Big Day (Paperback)

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 go on a walk through the park, Uncle Murray almost gets himself arrested while Puppy ends up in the pound, where he meets some very peculiar new pals.

Ages 7-10, 176 pages



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Bad Kitty for President (Paperback)

Children’s Book Choice Award for 2013 (CBC - Children’s Book Council) – The Children’s Choice Book Awards is the only national book awards program where the winners are selected by kids and teens of all ages.

Learning about elections has never been more fun!  It’s time to elect a new president of the Neighborhood Cat Club!  Who will win the election?  The candidate chosen by the kitties on the right side of the street or the candidate chosen by the kitties on the left side of the street?  When election time rolls around, one candidate (guess who?) will discover that she never bothered to register to vote and the entire election will be decided by a surprise, last minute absentee ballot sent by Old Kitty.

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