Stead, Philip C. A Sick Day for Amos McGeeillustrated by Erin E. Stead 32 pgs. Roaring Book Press, 2010. PICTURE BOOK. $16.99. Amos McGee, the sweet and kind zoo keeper, always found a way to pass time with his dear animal friends. The elephant, tortoise, penguin, rhino, and owl always look forward to their time with Amos so when Amos gets sick and doesn't come to work they find a way to repay his kindness. This is a sweet story about friendship, and the soft, gentle illustrations add the perfect touch to this story. EL-ESSENTIAL. Whitney, Library-Teacher.
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