A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee

Stead, Philip C.

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee
Zookeeper Amos McGee always makes time to visit his friends who live at the zoo until the day he stays home because he is sick.

Publisher: New York, NY : Roaring Brook Press, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1596434023
Branch Call Number: STEAD P
PZ7.S8078 Si 2010x
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23x25 cm
Additional Contributors: Stead, Erin Illustrator


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Nov 27, 2014

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.

Jan 11, 2011

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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Jan 30, 2012

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