The watercolor illustrations accompanying the story reminded me slightly of the Angelina Ballerina stories.
A unique book that moves smoothly past the idea of Uncle Bobby and Jamie's wedding, and focuses instead on Chloe's feelings about her uncle getting married.
The illustrations are wonderful--detailed yet simple, soft yet exciting, absolutely charming and warm and full of life.
This book normalizes love in its many facets and does not draw attention that Uncle Bobby and his husband are both male, but the emphasis is on their love for each other and for... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Valerie Guiles
Two male guinea pigs get married. The book is actually focused on Bobby's niece Chloe who is worried that if Uncle Bobby gets married, he won't have time for her anymore. Read morePublished on May 29, 2011 by librarianshannon
I was reading this book to my 3 year old son in his preschool today, and was surprised to find that this book is about Uncle Bobby marrying Uncle Jamie until more than half way... Read morePublished on May 13, 2011 by spectrum805
This is a charming story about a young girl, er, guinea pig who becomes concerned when she discovers that her beloved uncle is getting married. Will he still spend time with her? Read morePublished on October 31, 2010 by Sterling Librarian
Sarah S. Brannen, Uncle Bobby's Wedding (Putnam, 2008)
Very cute book featuring a family of anthropomorphic guinea pigs. Read more
My daughter has an Uncle Bobby and he married Uncle Tommy. They have been together 27 years. It was great to see the
title so I could read it to her and she could think about... Read more
Uncle Bobby's Wedding is a wonderful book that deserves a place in any child's Christmas stocking, or on the new-book shelf of any elementary school. Read morePublished on October 27, 2009 by Robert S. Richmond
Uncle Bobby's Wedding
Little guinea pig Chloe loves spending time with her favorite Uncle Bobby. But when he announces that he is marrying his friend Jamie, Chloe is worried. Read more
The main characters of this book are Bobby, Chloe, and Jamie, who are guinea pigs. They live in a peaceful community of woodland creatures in a the countryside near a large body of... Read morePublished on October 11, 2008 by Tara A. Green