Nick Bruel is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Nick Bruel include Clever Duck, The Mouse Family Robinson, Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Bad Kitty), and Under the Mishmash Trees. He made the New York Times Best Seller list for 2011 with A Bad Kitty Christmas and again in 2013 with his titles Bad Kitty School Daze and Bad Kitty Drawn to Trouble. Nick is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist residing in bucolic Tarrytown, NY with his lovely wife Carina and their lovely cat Esmerelda. He has an office in New York City.