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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!
Amos McGee is a zookeeper who always made time for his animal friends,— spending 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. One day, when his sniffles and sneezes prevented him from going to the zoo, he received some unexpected guests. This is a gently humorous tale of friendship and dedication. Includes an interview with Philip and Erin Stead.
Winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal
Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
AD760L
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
MAC - MACMILLAN PUBLISHING
Number of Pages
32
Genre
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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