Have you ever had a pet you loved so much, you wished it
would live forever? Thats just what I
wish for Theodore, the furry guinea pig.
Theodore: Guinea Pig Poems, author Susan Katz creates the cutest, cuddliest,
furriest, funniest first pet you ever want to read about. Theodore becomes the pet of a precocious
little boy who actually preferred a dog, a snake or a horse (in that order)
instead of a guinea pig. But when his
mother says no to everything else, he settles for Theodore and ends up loving
him very much.
tracks Theodore and his new owners new relationship, beginning with the early
days when Theodore is so terrified of the boy, he hides under the hay in his
cage. But as they slowly become acquainted,
the boy learns patience and responsibility, and Theodore learns all about trust
This is a
delightful book for any child who clamors for a pet, but needs to understand
the responsibility that goes along with ownership.
reading this one!