Guinea DogBook - 2010
From Library Staff
Seattle_Quick_Picks Sep 14, 2011
Scandiuzzi Children's Book Award winner for early readers (grades 1 to 3, ages 6 to 9).
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green_dolphin_506 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 14
Gushihahapro thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 9
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This was a story about a little boy that wanted a dog but lived in an apartment where he could'nt have one. His mom came home from work one day with a guinea pig but the little boy wasn't to sure if he liked it or not. After spending time with the guinea pig and teaching it tricks like a dog, he thought it was the best pet ever.
Rufus (aka Roof) desperately wants a dog. But his dad does not. So Rufus's mom being thoughtful buys him a guinea pig. Rufus however is not impressed at first, wanting to return it and buy a dog. However after many days bonding with the guinea pig, he notices the pig also acts just like a dog. Therefore Rufus rethinks about returning him. Now together they are friends and enjoy each other's company.