Surplice, Holly Guinea Pig Party. Candlewick Press, 2012. $14.99. Board Book. Content: G. Ten guinea pigs are having a party. There are presents, cakes, balloons and everything needed for the perfect celebration. Yet one by one, the number of guinea pigs drops off as they are bumped, bounced and hidden. This is a fun counting board book with adorable illustrations by Holly Surplice. Little ones will enjoy the rhyme and counting in this instructional book. The illustrations make this book exceptional with details and action on every page. Pre-K. ESSENTIAL. Reviewer: SL.