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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Author: Philip Christian Stead; Erin E Stead; Roaring Brook Press.
Publisher: New York, New York : Roaring Brook, 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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, 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. -- From book jacket.

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Genre/Form: Humorous stories
Children's stories
Picture books for children
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile works
Caldecott Medal
Picture books
Humorous fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Christian Stead; Erin E Stead; Roaring Brook Press.
ISBN: 9781596434028 1596434023 9781596434028 1448770351 9781448770359 9781760527983 9780329859626 0329859625 9781626723016 162672301X 176052798X
OCLC Number: 466344397
Notes: "A Neal Porter book."
Art technique used: Delicate woodblock prints and fine pencil work.
Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award: Highly Commended
Caldecott Medal, 2011
Charlotte Zolotow Honor Book, 2011
Target Audience: AD580L; Decoding indicator: 80 (high); Semantic indicator: 80 (high); Syntactic indicator: 90 (high); Structure indicator: 90 (high)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 23 x 25 cm
Responsibility: written by Philip C. Stead ; illustrated by Erin E. Stead.
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Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and for Amos McGee, in all species too! A delightful story about friendship. Winner of the Caldecott Medal in 2011.  Read more...


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