Peeps, Squeaks and an AWOL Cavy: Oh, Theodore! (Guinea Pig Poems)

Friday, February 29, 2008.

Oh, Theodore! (Guinea Pig Poems)Author: Susan Katz
Illustrator: Stacey Schuett
Published: 2007 Clarion Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0618702229

Forty-six pages of engaging illustration and thirty-four distinct, rhyme-free poems share the reluctant introduction, suspenseful separation and joyous reunion of a young boy and his surprisingly expressive new pet.

Poetry Fridays are brought to us by Kelly Herold of Big A, Little A.


Comment by Kimber An

February 29, 2008 @ 8:27 am

Oh, this one reminds me of a family I nannied for. They had two guinea pigs who trained me well. Every time they sensed my presence they would squeel like crazy until I fed them. The children would hitch them up to wagons made out of shoeboxes and race them down the hall. Sadly, I was also there when one of the guinea pigs died. Pets can be so important to the emotional development of children!

Comment by Susan T.

February 29, 2008 @ 12:14 pm

Great review, y’all! My eight year old reads this one over and over, too. He just loves it. The poems and the illustrations work really well together; I agree!

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