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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

by Philip C. Stead Illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee”s case, all sorts of species, too!

Every day, Amos spends time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his friends return the favor.

Winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Philip C. Stead Philip C. Stead is an author of children's books.
Erin E. Stead Erin E. Stead is an illustrator of children's books.

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