A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead audiobook

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

By Philip C. Stead
Read by Jim Dale

Macmillan Young Listeners 9781596434028
0.18 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781427294456

The Best Sick Day Ever and 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 selection and winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. This title has Common Core connections.

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Summary

Summary

A 2018 Audie Award Finalist for Best Narration for Young Listeners

Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Winner of Caldecott Medal Winner, 2011

Among longlisted titles for Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, 2011

Among longlisted titles for CPL: Chicago Public Library Best of the Best, 2010

Among longlisted titles for ALA Notable Children's Books, 2011

Winner of NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing, 2010

Among longlisted titles for Illinois Monarch K-3 Children's Choice AW ML, 2013

Charlotte Zolotow Award / Honor Book, 2011

Winner of Capitol Choices Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens, 2011

Among longlisted titles for WI Edu Media Assoc Gold Archer ML, 2011

The Best Sick Day Ever and 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 selection and winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. This title has Common Core connections.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A story that ends with everyone tucked in at last for a sweet night’s sleep.” Washington Post
“This gentle, ultimately warm story acknowledges the care and reciprocity behind all good friendships.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Whether read individually or shared, this gentle story will resonate with youngsters.” School Library Journal
“The story…[is] both tender and hilarious…The familiar pet-bonding theme will have great appeal.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: Philip C. Stead

Author Bio: Philip C. Stead

Philip C. Stead is the author of the highly acclaimed Caldecott Medal–winning book A Sick Day for Amos McGee, among other books.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.18
Audience: Children (4–7)
Language: English