From the Publisher
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
A Sick Day for Amos McGee is a 2011 Bank Street -
Best Children''s Book of the Year and the winner of the 2011
About the Author
Philip C. Stead and Erin E.
Stead won the Caldecott Medal for A Sick Day for Amos
McGee, their first book together. Philip is also the author
and illustrator of Creamed Tuna Fish and Peas on
Toast. They divide their time between Ann Arbor, Michigan, and
New York City.
About the Book
In this Junior Library Guild selection, Amos McGee is too sick to make it to the zoo, so his animal friends decide to return the favor and visit him, making it the best sick day ever. Full color.
Format: Picture Books
Published: May 25, 2010
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1596434023
ISBN - 13: 9781596434028