Guinea Pigs Add Up

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Guinea Pigs Add Up

By Margery Cuyler; Tracey Campbell Pearson (Illustrator)

Walker & Company, Hardcover, 9780802797957, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 22, 2010


In bouncy, appealing rhyme, young readers are introduced to a classroom with a hairy problem guinea pigs that keep adding and adding From one lonely guinea pig to two to five and all the way up to twenty, the kids find that having a classroom pet is more than they bargained for. Finally, each student gets to take a guinea pig home, until they are left with zero. That is, until Mr. Gilbert brings in a rabbit with a growing belly . . .

From master storyteller Margery Cuyler and with energetic illustrations from Tracey Campbell Pearson, Guinea Pigs Add Up is perfect for budding mathematicians or anyone with a love for unruly animals.

About the Author
Margery Cuyler has written stories ever since she learned how to write. A children's book editor and author for more than twenty years, she now devotes most of her time to writing. Her many children's books include "100th Day Worries, " illustrated by Arthur Howard, and "The Biggest, Best Snowman, " illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. Margery lives with her family in Princeton, New Jersey, in a house that's said to be haunted by a ghost!