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Best Books for Sick Days: Ages 3-5

When your little one falls ill, let him curl up with one of these favorite titles. He'll start feeling better in no time!
 
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Llama Llama Home with Mama
Series: Llama Llama
by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama wakes up with a tickly throat. He'll have to stay home and rest instead of going to school. Luckily, he has his mama to bring him medicine and read to him. But as the day wears on, Llama gets bored with being sick, and by lunchtime he's even starting to feel a little better. But, what's this?

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Hardcover Picturebooks: $14.39

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Germs
by Ross Collins
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Germs Make Me Sick
by Melvin Berger Illustrated by Marylin Hafner

How are you feeling? Most of the time you feel fine, but sometimes you get sick. Sometimes a germ catches up with you.

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Germs
by Judy Oetting Illustrated by Tad Herr

Germs are everywhere! See the many places where they hide and learn how to avoid getting sick from them.

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Germs are Not for Sharing
Series: Best Behavior
by Elizabeth Verdick Illustrated by Marieka Heinlen
Find out why you should not pass around germs, and discover the best ways to stay safe from the effects of germs.
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MSB Science Reader: Fights Germs
by Kate Egan Illustrated by Carolyn Bracken

When Wanda is sick, Ms. Frizzle and the class get a close look at her sore throat and at what Wanda's body does to fight the illness.

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Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox
by Grace Maccarone Illustrated by Betsy Lewin

Bouncy rhymes make this lively story about coping with chicken pox one that children will love to read long after their itches are gone.

 

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How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?- DAR
by Jane Yolen Illustrated by Mark Teague

The bestselling, award-winning team of Yolen and Teague are back with another playful dinosaur tale, this time about a sick dinosaur child who catches the flu and must go to the doctor.

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Hardcover Picturebooks: $11.89

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Sick Day for Amos McGee, A
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.

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Hardcover Picturebooks: $13.59

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