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Guinea Dog

Jennings, Patrick (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Guinea Dog


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When his mother brings home a guinea pig instead of the dog he has always wanted, fifth-grader Rufus is not happy--until the rodent starts acting exactly like a dog.
Authors: Jennings, Patrick
Title: Guinea dog
Publisher: New York :, Egmont USA,, c2010.
Edition: Reinforced library binding ed.
Characteristics: 183 p. ;,22 cm.
Summary: When his mother brings home a guinea pig instead of the dog he has always wanted, fifth-grader Rufus is not happy--until the rodent starts acting exactly like a dog.
Audience: 008-012.
Local Note: bt/bmj-bt/kvb
BAKER & TAYLOR JUVENILE.
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Core Youth.
ISBN: 160684069X
9781606841532
9781606840696
1606840533
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Comment by: MsAngelica Report This May 23, 2013

Sometimes wishing for one thing and getting another proves to be just right, even when it comes to pets. Not sure? Read the book and see for yourself.


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Report This May 23, 2013
  • MsAngelica rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sometimes wishing for one thing and getting another proves to be just right, even when it comes to pets. Not sure? Read the book and see for yourself.

Report This Jul 18, 2012
  • Gushihahapro rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This book was quite predictable. A little more "surprise" would have made this book far more interesting. Overall though it was ok.

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  • Gushihahapro rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Gushihahapro thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 9

indigo_cat_175 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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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.

Report This Jul 18, 2012
  • Gushihahapro rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

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.

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  • sanjaynair_k rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Other: fun

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  • Gushihahapro rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Other: Unique

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  • sanjaynair_k rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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