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Mar 27, 2020
Amos McGee is a zookeeper who always makes sure to take good care of his animal friends: the elephant, the tortoise, the penguin, the rhinoceros, and the owl. One day, Amos is too sick to go to work, and his friends decide to come visit…
Mar 20, 2017SquamishLibraryStaff rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
A sweet, soothing story with illustrations that say so much about the animal characters and their affection for Amos McGee. Like a cozy blanket and a hot cup of tea when you're feeling under the weather.
Jan 13, 2017VaughanPLKasey rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
A truly charming story with beautiful illustrations
Dec 23, 2016kencheung999 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
A very sweet story about friendship and taking care of each other.
May 23, 2016
A tender story about what it means to be a good friend. Erin Stead's art is mesmerizing, subtle, and touching. If you already love A Sick Day for Amos Mcgee be sure to check out all of the titles by Phillip and Erin Stead.
Jul 07, 2015nbarai rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
It took a while for my 2 year old to warm up to this story.. but now she wants it every single night.
May 16, 2015mmcbeth29 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
SUMMARY: Amos McGee's days are very predictable. He goes to work every day and takes care of the animals at the zoo. But one day, Amos wakes up sick and must stay in bed. The animals depend on his friendship and are disconcerted when…
Nov 27, 2014
Memorable, lovely and charming. The beautiful illustrations compliment a great story. Sick days will never be the same.
KRockstar10
Apr 29, 2013KRockstar10 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A very sweet book about a zookeeper and the animals who love him.
JewelMcLatchy
Sep 18, 2012JewelMcLatchy rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Illustrations were incredible and reminded me of some of the classic picture books from the 50s and 60s in their style.
Aug 26, 2012amy0606 rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
So cute how the animals take care of Amos as he has done for them
comment from kimrae
Library Staff
Jun 12, 2012kimrae rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Delightful book.
Jan 11, 2011
Erin E. Stead, a first-time illustrator, won the 2011 Caldecott Medal for A Sick Day for Amos McGee.
comment from zela
Library Staff
Nov 23, 2010zela rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A sweet story with lovely illustrations.