Picture Book Month: Animals

9 Nov

9 (1)A Sick Day for Amos McGee is the sweet story of a zookeeper who not only takes care of the animals at the zoo, but truly loves them and cares for them. So one day, when Amos is too sick to go to work, the animals take the bus to his house to take care of him when he needs it most. Like many books written by the husband/wife duo, this is a quiet story with woodblock printing and pencil drawings that allow you to focus on the characters emotions.

Title: A Sick Day for Amos McGee
Author: Philip C. Stead
Illustrator: Erin E. Stead
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: May 25, 2010

PBMBADGE-AMBASSADOR-FBYou’ll be seeing a lot of picture books on my blog throughout the month of November as we celebrate Picture Book Month.  You’ll definitely want to check out the website as picture book authors and illustrators will be posting an essay each day about the importance of picture books!  Check back daily for some great picture books surrounding a specific theme.


One Response to “Picture Book Month: Animals”


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