Nick Bruel is the author and illustrator of the phenomenally
successful Bad Kitty picture books and chapter books, as well as
other popular books for young readers. He has received the 2012 CBC
Children''s Choice Book Award, as well as several major state
awards for his work. Nick lives near Westchester, NY with his
wife, daughter and not-so-bad kitty, Esmeralda. When he is not
visiting schools from coast to coast, he collects PEZ dispensers
and grows tomatoes in his backyard.