It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single guinea pig in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. It is a truth personally acknowledged by Mrs. Bennet that all five of her furry daughters-Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty, and Lydia-are in need of husbands. To her mother's grave disappointment, Elizabeth Bennet is headstrong and won't take just anyone, especially not the haughty Mr. Darcy.* Elizabeth blames the arrogant gentleman for steering Mr. Bingley, one of the rare men in possession of a good fortune, away from her older sister Jane. But when boy-crazy Kitty and Lydia fall in with the wrong crowd, it is Darcy who saves the day-and the Bennet family honor-and wins Elizabeth's tiny, rapidly beating rodent heart. This delightful retelling of Pride and Prejudice is illustrated throughout with full color photos of the finest guinea pig actors working today. Costumers familiar with the elegant curves of the guinea pig form have tailored lush period looks. And of course, it is the love between guinea pigs that can best illustrate the depth of feeling between Jane Austen's Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy. *The guinea pig playing Darcy struggled with looking supercilious, though rest assured, when carrots were removed from the elegant sets, the actor was able to still his nose long enough to look down it, and once he donned his summer-weight waistcoat, he made a fine and dashing Darcy.
We've admired guinea pigs in bonnets edged with delicate lace and dapper top hats in A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice, swooning over the love between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy. We've oohed and ahhed over guinea pigs in the sweet, hay-filled manger in A Guinea Pig Nativity. Now, in A Guinea Pig Oliver Twist, we'll delight in the adorable little pigs with expressive eyes dressed in the tattered rags of street urchins and orphans that roamed the streets in gritty 19th-century London. At only nine years old, Oliver Twist is transferred from an orphanage to a workhouse for adults. He is sold to an undertaker as an apprentice, and finally escapes to London, where he joins a gang of pickpocketing street urchins led by Fagin, an older criminal. But young Oliver isn't made for a life of crime, and is upset when his compatriots steal an elderly gentleman's handkerchief. Mr. Brownlow, the owner of the handkerchief, senses Oliver's true nature and takes him in, but the band of thieves won't let Oliver live a straight and narrow life; they kidnap him and drag him back into a life on the street. Forced to assist in a burglary, Oliver is shot and again taken in by the victims of the crime. One of the women, it turns out, is his aunt, and once Mr. Brownlow formally adopts Oliver, they all begin a blissful life in the country. This compact little book is illustrated by dozens of photographs of our favorite guinea pig actors and actresses.
A charming retelling of Shakespeare's beloved tragedy, brought to you by the cuddly stars of A Guinea Pig Pride & Prejudice. A Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet tells the tragic tale of two star-crossed guinea pigs who fall in love at first nose twitch. When Romeo and Juliet meet in a crowded ballroom, they don't realize that their families are sworn enemies. Later that night, Romeo overhears Juliet declaring her love for him from her balcony, and the two hatch a plan to marry and escape. But their great romance is ruined by the family rivalry, which tears them apart and leads to their tragic demise. Portrayed with great heart by a darling cast of guinea pigs in adorable period costumes, A Guinea Pig Romeo & Juliet is Shakespeare as you've never seen him before.
You know the story ... Mary and Joseph make the journey to Bethlehem, only to find there's no room at the inn. Then along come angels, shepherds and three kings from afar to worship the baby Jesus in the manger. A Guinea Pig Nativity is the classic Christmas story as you've never seen it before: with (you guessed it) guinea pigs photographed in the starring roles. Sweet, humble and funny, they bring their own guinea-pig-joyfulness to the nativity in a way that is completely irresistible. It's the perfect stocking filler!
Miserable to the core and wholly unwilling to extend a paw to help those in desperate need, the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge says "bah, Humbug!" to the festive season. But one night he is visited by three Christmas Spirits who take him on a journey through time, so he can see the error of his ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas. This is Charles Dickens's joyful Christmas tale, retold in an entirely new way.
A hilarious mash-up of cats and Austen. What if Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was told from a cat’s point of view? On the heels of smash hits like Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and I Can Has Cheezburger, this hilarious mash-up by children’s author Pamela Jane and photographer Deborah Guyol spins a fresh, quirky take on two of the things we just can’t get enough of: classic cats and classic Jane. Pride and Prejudice and Kitties juxtaposes wacky photos of cats with the wicked humor of Jane Austen. Soulful Mr. Darcy gazes at Elizabeth Bennet in fascination; hysterical Mrs. Bennet yowls that no one understands her; somnolent Mr. Hurst passes out on the sofa after dinner; arrogant Lady Catherine hisses at Elizabeth. Each photo includes a hilarious caption that goes along with the text of Pride and Prejudice, told from a feline perspective. Pride and Prejudice and Kitties is a book for cat-lovers, Austen-lovers, and people who love to laugh?in other words, just about everyone.
Fluffballs Fuzzberta and Friends have been taking the internet by storm as they chronicle their lives via fancy dress, from highlighting the best of film and fashion to offering behind-the-scenes material of what they get up to in their spare time. Now this guinea-pig gang has collected its all-time favourite and exclusive photos in one book for all non-fuzzy beings to enjoy!
"There is no Christmas - at our house There are no lights and no tree There is no Christmas - at our house No Christmas for Teddy and me." -Pip "There is no Christmas at our house. Amelia stole it and shoved it up the chimney." -Teddy NO CHRISTMAS?! What is going on in the Fisher's garage apartment? Where is Christmas? Why does Pip write grumpy songs? Why does Amelia have a phone in her ear all the time? Who is Sunny, and why is Amelia's sister, Evelyn, around so much? But, most important of all, why, days before Christmas, is Molly in the interrogation chair being questioned about Amelia's cancelled wedding? The Best Friends Club gathers to brainstorm; thinking back over several days in order to figure out where things went wrong. Will they be able to save the wedding? Will they be able to bring Christmas to Teddy and Pip? A Tale of Two Guinea Pigs ended with a wedding to look forward to. Though Teddy and Pip were a bit nervous about the concept of their best friends traveling to the moon after the ceremony, they were happy as two talking guinea pigs could be. All was well. Their best friends were all together, and a 'family they would be'. They had no idea (and how could they?) that Amelia, the very Amelia who was their best friend, would transform from her quiet writer self into a bride monster called Bridezilla and turn their world upside down all over again. Molly Jane Fisher, fourth grade detective, finds herself right in the middle of a mystery again. But this time, she truly is an innocent bystander. At least she is pretty sure that this is true. Even if she knew how, she would never have cancelled Amelia and Wally's wedding. For one thing, she wanted them to get married, for another, she would be in so much trouble, but most important of all-she has no idea how to do such a thing anyway. For some reason, though, Amelia, Mom and that scary sister, Evelyn, believed that Molly had done something to cause all of the chaos. And that bad evidence has landed her in the interrogation chair. The Bridezilla Who Stole Christmas is a fun story for the Holidays and comes complete with cute talking guinea pigs, new 'bad guys', a puzzle to solve, new songs to sing, and plenty of laughs as Teddy and Pip loudly express opinions on everything from cell phones to lack of Christmas to longstanding traditions such as hanging stockings by the fireplace. LISA MADDOCK, author of A Tale of Two Guinea Pigs, lives in Shakopee, Minnesota (a southwest suburb of Minneapolis) with her husband Bill, daughter Allison, four pampered guinea pigs named Maggie, Peanut, Mimi and Miranda... and a little white mouse with big black spots named Aurora Marie Borealis-Maddock.
A colouring book designed for lovers of guinea pigs. (See .com site for 'Look Inside') This book contains twenty original images of guinea pigs in various styles and differing levels of intricacy, with two copies of each image to make forty pages to colour. The images are printed on a single side of the paper to help prevent bleed-through. We recommend putting a sheet of paper or card between pages if using strong inks. The back of each page is marked with a cutting line to aid removal of pictures. Other books in this series include: Doodle Artist Butterflies Doodle Artist Simply Snowflakes Doodle Artist Fanciful Rats Doodle Artist Peaceful Patterns Doodle Artist Pets Doodle Artist Rabbits & Hares Doodle Artist Dogs
There's a sandwich thief in Mr. Venezi's pet shop, and everyone is a suspect, from the chinchillas to the goldfish. Never fear! The world's fluffiest detective on the case: Sasspants, PI(G). By day, Sasspants is your average book-loving, gizmo-inventing guinea pig. By night she solves pet shop mysteries with the help of her sidekick, Hamisher the hamster. Our furry little heroes will stop at nothing to find the sandwich thief! This is the first book in the Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye series.
O Romeo, Romeo! Where fur art though Romeo? William Shakespeare has given us so many of the most iconic moments in literary history. From the tortured existential genius of Hamlet's "To be or not to be", or the complex violence of Macbeth's "Is this a dagger I see before me" and the heart-breaking romance of Romeo and Juliet's balcony scene, millions of us have been moved to laughter and tears by his timeless poetry. Now, finally, we're able to experience these moments through the medium of small furry animals.
Mandy Hope asks Rachael Farmer to take care of their neighbor's guinea pigs so that her parents will realize that Rachel is responsible enough to have a pet of her own, only to have one of the baby guinea pigs disappear.
Recounts the glorious exploits of the 761st Tank Battalion--a unit of Black soldiers that distinguished itself during World War II, suffering a fifty percent casualty rate
Norman, the doorman of a mouse hole in an art museum, uses his own art talent and finds a way to see the art treasures in the galleries upstairs.
Ms. B. and her students try to understand what is bothering Sammy, the beloved classroom guinea pig, who is usually quite content. By the author of My Kingdom for a Horse.
From the author of Babe: The Gallant Pig, a tender tale of a young student and her clever pet.
"From camisoles to corsets, basques to boudoir caps and girdles to garters, Underwear: Fashion in Detail gets up close to some of the most intimate items in the V&A. The book traces the evolution of underwear, from rare examples dating from the sixteenthcentury and the exaggerated shapes of eighteenth-century courtly undergarments, to Dior's curvaceous 'New Look' girdles to contemporary lingerie by Agent Provocateur and Rigby and Peller. Meticulous colour photography shows these fascinating garments in close detail, while intricate line drawings reveal their construction. The book also highlights the work of designers such as Vionnet and Westwood, who have taken influence from underwear for their own outerwear creations." -- Publisher's description.
In this hilarious adventure for elementary school readers, a team of lovable, fuzzy guinea pigs gets online to solve their mysteries. Fuzzy the guinea pig is a great friend to have--he's always cheerful, he cooks like a pro (his specialty is ketchup and dish soap), and he loves to surf the web. His stylish hutch-mate Coco is Fuzzy's best friend, though even she can't understand his fascination with computers. When Fuzzy goes missing, though, Coco is forced to get online for answers. On the social site Micespace she learns that her friend could be in terrible danger, so Coco assembles an extraction team to get him back: Terry, a technology whiz whose computer skills are second to none; Banoffee, a mother of fourteen with the organizational and motivational powers to match; and Eduardo, the heroic (and very handsome) Peruvian freedom fighter. Will Coco and her guinea pig commandos find a way to rescue Fuzzy and get back home alive?
Based on a true story, via three interlocking experiences of WWII, The Beauty Shop explores the nature of good looks, social acceptance, and the true meaning of 'skin deep'.