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Bad Kitty Goes on Vacation

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Funny, satirical theme park adventure on colorful pages.

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Packed with funny one-liners and plenty of satire, the story here is simple and fun, and the full-color illustrations help bring over-the-top characters to life. Bad Kitty Goes on Vacation is a solid addition to Nick Bruel's graphic novel-style adventures, balancing advanced vocabulary and layered story depth for advanced readers, with word repetition and a simple plot for younger ones. It's a fast read, with facts about cats and a message of kindness and gratitude at the end.

Older readers and adults reading aloud will catch the comparison to another overpriced, overstimulating theme park with an animal mascot, which can lead to some discussions about merchandising and the power of advertising.

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