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Guinea Pig Party

Holly Surplice, Holly Surplice (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 7.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (8/14/2012)


Parties may have a few mishaps, but you can always count on guinea pig fun!

Count from 10 and back again with the sweetest-ever guinea pigs! The guinea pigs are having a party, and like many children’s birthday parties, things aren’t going perfectly. But in the end everyone has a good time and the party is a success! Based on a familiar counting rhyme and combining numbers and cute animals, this book makes a perfect birthday gift.

Praise For Guinea Pig Party

Comical, partying guinea pigs who encounter one mishap after another allow readers to count down from 10 to one.... Loaded with personality, the adorable rodents take the party by storm, suffering tummy aches, tantrums and balloon mishaps but, ultimately, celebrating their friendship... Countdown to the next rereading.
—Kirkus Reviews

Like an Agatha Christie for toddlers, Surplice uses ingenuity and variety to get rid of her characters (gently) one by one... Surplice differentiates the guinea pigs with capes, tutus, and other accessories (all wear brightly colored party hats) to aid children with counting; the pigs and their brightly colored toys, gift bags, and other party fare pop against the white backdrops. As energetic and entertaining as a party full of higgledy-piggledy toddlers.
—Publishers Weekly

Endearing guinea pigs are stand-ins for the youngest listeners, who will practice counting from ten to one and back again with this bright, cheerfully illustrated, and delightful romp
—School Library Journal

A lively and especially cute counting book.
—Booklist online

Nosy Crow, 9780763676049, 24pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2015

About the Author

Holly Surplice was born and brought up near Dumfries, Scotland, where living on a farm nurtured her fascination and love of animals that continues to feed her work as an artist and illustrator today. After traveling as far as the Galapagos, she now lives and works in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her husband, their young daughter anda dalmation named Marbles.