Nick Bruel

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Nick Bruel
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Bruel in 2013
OccupationAuthor and illustrator
Years active2004–present
Websitewww.nickbruel.com
Signature
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Nicholas Tung Ming Bruel[1] is an American author and illustrator of children’s books, most notably the Bad Kitty series. The first book in the series, Bad Kitty, is an alphabet-themed picture book,[2] and the following books are chapter books. His books have been New York Times bestsellers.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Boing!, 2004
  • Bad Kitty, 2005
  • Who is Melvin Bubble, 2006
  • Poor Puppy, 2007
  • Bad Kitty Gets a Bath, 2008
  • Little Red Bird, 2008
  • Happy Birthday, Bad Kitty, 2009
  • Bad Kitty vs. Uncle Murray, 2010
  • Bad Kitty Meets the Baby, 2011
  • A Bad Kitty Christmas, 2011
  • Bad Kitty for President, 2012
  • Bad Kitty School Daze, 2013
  • Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble, 2014
  • Bad Kitty's Tasty Treats, 2014
  • Bad Kitty's Very Very Bad Boxed Set (#2), 2014
  • Bad Kitty: Puppy's Big Day, 2015
  • A Wonderful Year, 2015
  • Bad Kitty Does Not Like Candy, 2015
  • Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs, 2015
  • Bad Kitty Makes Comics . . . and You Can Too!, 2015
  • Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet, 2016
  • Bad Kitty Scaredy-Cat, 2016
  • Bad Kitty Camp Daze, 2018
  • Bad Kitty: Kitten Trouble, 2018
  • Bad Kitty Joins the Team, 2019
  • Bad Kitty Does Not Like Thanksgiving, 2019
  • Bad Kitty: Searching for Santa, 2019

Awards[4][edit]

Bad Kitty[edit]

  • 2007 Buckaroo Book Award -- Children's (Winner)
  • 2007 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
  • 2007 South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
  • 2007 Volunteer State Book Award -- Grades K-3 (Winner)
  • 2008 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Runner-Up)
  • 2008 Monarch Award -- Grades K-3 (Second Place)
  • 2009 Young Hoosier Book Award -- Picture Book (Winner)

Bad Kitty Gets A Bath[edit]

  • 2009 Gryphon Award -- Children's Literature (Honor Book)
  • 2011 Golden Archer Award -- Intermediate (Nominee)
  • 2012 Nevada Young Readers' Award -- Young Readers (Nominee)

Bad Kitty Meets The Baby[edit]

  • 2012 Third and Fourth Grade Book of the Year -- Children's Book Council[5]

Bad Kitty For President[edit]

  • 2013 Third and Fourth Grade Book of the Year -- Children's Book Council[6]

Bad Kitty: School Daze[edit]

  • 2014 Colorado Children's Book Award -- Junior Novel (Runner-Up)
  • 2016 Monarch Award -- Grades K-3 (Nominee)

Who Is Melvin Bubble?[edit]

  • 2008 Black-Eyed Susan Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
  • 2008 Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award -- Picture Book (Nominee)
  • 2009 North Carolina Children's Book Award -- Picture Book (Winner)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Author Illustrator Spotlight: Nick Bruel". January 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "'Zoopa,' 'Bad Kitty' and 'Click, Clack, Quackity-Quack'". The New York Times. January 15, 2006.
  3. ^ "New York Times Bestseller List, Children's Books". The New York Times. June 2, 2005.
  4. ^ "Awards for Nick Bruel". www.fictiondb.com.
  5. ^ "2012 Winners and Finalists – Children's Book Council".
  6. ^ "2013 Winners and Finalists – Children's Book Council".

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