A Sick Day for Amos McGeeBook - 2010
THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut.
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead and Erin E. Stead is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year and the winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. This title has Common Core connections.
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LPL_Childrens Sep 01, 2020
When Amos McGee is too sick to make it to his zookeeper job, the animals come to his house to take care of him. Sweet story about friendship and caring for others.
Zookeeper Amos McGee is a devoted friend to the animals in the zoo, but what will happen when he needs to take a sick day?
LPL_Childrens May 23, 2016
A tender story about what it means to be a good friend. Erin Stead's art is mesmerizing, subtle, and touching. If you already love A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee be sure to check out all of the titles by Phillip and Erin Stead.
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