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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Stead, Philip Christian

(Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
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"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day--'Ah-choo!'--he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpected guests."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook, 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 1596434023
9781596434028
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,ill. ;,23 x 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Stead, Erin E.

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"Amos McGee, a friendly zookeeper, always made time to visit his good friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. But one day--'Ah-choo!'--he woke with the sniffles and the sneezes. Though he didn't make it into the zoo that day, he did receive some unexpec... Read More »


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Memorable, lovely and charming. The beautiful illustrations compliment a great story. Sick days will never be the same.

Apr 29, 2013
  • KRockstar10 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very sweet book about a zookeeper and the animals who love him.

Sep 18, 2012
  • JewelMcLatchy rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Illustrations were incredible and reminded me of some of the classic picture books from the 50s and 60s in their style.

Aug 26, 2012
  • amy0606 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

So cute how the animals take care of Amos as he has done for them

Jun 12, 2012
  • kimrae rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Delightful book.

Erin E. Stead, a first-time illustrator, won the 2011 Caldecott Medal for A Sick Day for Amos McGee.

Nov 23, 2010
  • zela rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A sweet story with lovely illustrations.

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