A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Hardcover | May 25, 2010

byPhilip C. SteadIllustratorErin E. Stead, Erin Stead

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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 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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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...

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.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.76 × 9.58 × 0.44 inPublished:May 25, 2010Publisher:Roaring Brook PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1596434023

ISBN - 13:9781596434028

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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