Sick Day by David McPhail
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Loving friendships and caring for loved ones are the subjects of this poignant, easy-to-read picture book.

When Boy gets sick, family and friends try to help him get well. Mom brings soup. Dog brings a bone, and Bird brings pizza. Though he declines the bone and the pizza, Boy gets well. But now his friends are sick. And now Boy has a chance to help his friends recover.

Simple text and expressive illustrations tell a story of love and friendship that holds great meaning for young readers.


About David McPhail

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David McPhail is the acclaimed author and illustrator of over fifty books, including Henry Bear's Park (Atheneum), Mole Music (Holt), and Pig Pig Gets a Job (Dutton). He says, "The pictures I see in my head are fuzzy and out of focus. That's why I draw them-so I can better see what they look like." David lives in Rye, New Hampshire.
Published July 1, 2012 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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