Annotations for Sick Day for Amos McGee


Baker & Taylor
Amos McGee, a friendly zoo keeper, always makes time to visit his animal friends, but when he becomes sick and cannot come in to work, the animals pay him a visit instead.

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Baker & Taylor
Amos, who spends time with the animals at the zoo everyday, learns the true meaning of friendship when he is too sick to make it to the zoo and the animals come calling to cheer him up. Jr Lib Guild.

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Baker & Taylor
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.

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McMillan Palgrave
THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut.
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year and the winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.


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McMillan Palgrave
THE BEST SICK DAY EVER and the animals in the zoo feature in this striking picture book debut.
Friends come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. In Amos McGee's case, all sorts of species, too! Every day he spends a little bit of time with each of his friends at the zoo, running races with the tortoise, keeping the shy penguin company, and even reading bedtime stories to the owl. But when Amos is too sick to make it to the zoo, his animal friends decide it's time they returned the favor.
A Sick Day for Amos McGee is the winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.


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