Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray The uproar at the front door

Nick Bruel

Book - 2010

Bad behavior reigns when Kitty's owners leave Kitty and Puppy at home for a week with Uncle Murray as their pet sitter.

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Published
New York : Roaring Brook Press 2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Item Description
"A Neal Porter book."
Physical Description
157 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
ISBN
9781596435964
1596435968
Main Author
Nick Bruel (-)
Review by School Library Journal Reviews

Gr 2–4—The cantankerous cat is back, and her claws are out in this picture-laden chapter book. Uncle Murray, who has appeared in previous books to give his "Fun Facts" about cats, is here to "pet sit" Bad Kitty and Poor Puppy. The feline is not happy with this arrangement and gives Uncle Murray a horrible time, skittishly jumping out at him when he least expects it. When Murray pulls out the dreaded vacuum cleaner, Bad Kitty bolts out the door and into the street. By the end of the pet-sitting arrangement, a ragged, dirty, glazed Murray keeps repeating wistfully, "fish don't bite or scream or chase you around the house…." Different fonts and huge scrawling words appear throughout, and the black-and-white cartoons on every page often show Bad Kitty and Murray with exaggerated gestures. The style gives the book a fast pace and adds to the comedic atmosphere. However, it's Uncle Murray's good-natured bumbling against Bad Kitty's cranky craziness that will get the giggles going.—Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Kearns Library, UT [Page 72]. Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

Bad behavior reigns when Kitty's owners leave Kitty and Puppy at home for a week with Uncle Murray as their pet sitter.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

In the New York Times bestselling Bad Kitty series from writer and illustrator Nick Bruel, prepare for a battle royale as Uncle Murray steps into the role of petsitter in Bad Kitty vs Uncle Murray. Kitty's owners are taking a week off and leaving Kitty and Puppy at home. So who's going to watch them? Good ol' Uncle Murray, star of the Fun Facts feature of previous Kitty books—the guy you thought knew everything about cats. Think again! It isn't long before Uncle Murray is driven to near madness by shenanigans of epic proportions.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Bad Kitty's antics continue as she prepares for a battle royale when Uncle Murray steps into the role of petsitter.