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Super Guinea Pig to the Rescue

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ISBN13: 9780802797056
ISBN10: 0802797059
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Staff Pick

Little guinea pig's favorite TV show is Super Guinea Pig. He loves it so much that when his friends (a dog, a canary, and a goldfish) make fun of the show, little guinea pig gets mad and forgets that characters on TV are not real friends. There are some interesting lessons about pride, and the difference between reality and imagination, but what's really important is that the guinea pig is fat and adorable, and his sword is a pin, and there is a very cool lamp that shows up in several pictures. You've just got to read it.
Recommended by Karen B., Powells.com

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Publisher Comments:

Little guinea pig is obsessed with his favorite TV show and with its star, Super Guinea Pig. Every day he tunes in to watch Super Guinea Pig save the world from evil and terrible disasters.

And every day he ignores his friends — an old hound dog, a yellow bird, and a plump goldfish — to watch his hero. When they start making fun of little guinea pig and asking why his new best friend never visits him, he dresses up as Super Guinea Pig to teach his friends a lesson. Leaping and acting like his hero, little guinea pig gets himself into a bit of trouble and calls upon Super Guinea Pig for help. Will Super Guinea Pig rescue him or will his real friends save the day?

Synopsis:

Little guinea pig is obsessed with his favorite TV show and with its star, Super Guinea Pig. Every day he tunes in to watch Super Guinea Pig save the world from evil and terrible disasters.   And every day he ignores his friends--an old hound dog, a yellow bird, and a plump goldfish--to watch his hero. When they start making fun of little guinea pig and asking why his new best friend never visits him, he dresses up as Super Guinea Pig to teach his friends a lesson. Leaping and acting like his hero, little guinea pig gets himself into a bit of trouble and calls upon Super Guinea Pig for help. Will Super Guinea Pig rescue him or will his real friends save the day?

About the Author

Udo Weigelt has been writing for children since 1989. He has published many books with North-South.

Nina Sprange has been illustrating books since 1999. Her first U.S. book was published by North-South.

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Chris Horne, June 16, 2009 (view all comments by Chris Horne)
Very cute and a wonderful lesson for kids of all ages. Hint Hint you other adults. My kids love this book and I actually enjoyed it myself. The colorful expressive language makes this an instant classic. Every child's library must have a copy.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780802797056
Publisher:
Walker & Company
Subject:
General
Illustrator:
Spranger, Nina
Author:
Spranger, Nina
Author:
Weigelt, Udo
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Pets
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Animals - General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Colour
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10.79x10.39x.42 in. 1.10 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-07

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Product details 32 pages Walker & Company - English 9780802797056 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Little guinea pig's favorite TV show is Super Guinea Pig. He loves it so much that when his friends (a dog, a canary, and a goldfish) make fun of the show, little guinea pig gets mad and forgets that characters on TV are not real friends. There are some interesting lessons about pride, and the difference between reality and imagination, but what's really important is that the guinea pig is fat and adorable, and his sword is a pin, and there is a very cool lamp that shows up in several pictures. You've just got to read it.

"Synopsis" by ,
Little guinea pig is obsessed with his favorite TV show and with its star, Super Guinea Pig. Every day he tunes in to watch Super Guinea Pig save the world from evil and terrible disasters.   And every day he ignores his friends--an old hound dog, a yellow bird, and a plump goldfish--to watch his hero. When they start making fun of little guinea pig and asking why his new best friend never visits him, he dresses up as Super Guinea Pig to teach his friends a lesson. Leaping and acting like his hero, little guinea pig gets himself into a bit of trouble and calls upon Super Guinea Pig for help. Will Super Guinea Pig rescue him or will his real friends save the day?
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