Guinea Pigs

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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These cute, large size rodents make great pets for children who like to interact with animals. The full-color photographs, clear illustrations, and easy-to-understand text in Guinea Pigs explain
- all the breeds available
- preparing a comfortable home
- play time tips
- grooming fur and teeth
- the sounds guinea pigs make
- when to visit a veterinarian
Bobbie Kalman's series Pet Care provides children with an overview of everything they need to know about taking care of their pets. Each book is packed with helpful tips and interesting facts, along with attractive full-color photographs and illustrations.
The series features
- how to choose the right pet
- introductions to different breeds
- training advice
- play time ideas
- safety concerns
- when to see a veterinarian
 

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my children know so much about guinea pigs now that
they have read this book

Contents

What are guinea pigs?
iii
Baby guinea pigs
10
Home sweet home
16
Keeping clean
22
Understanding your pets
28
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About the author (2004)

Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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