by Philip Christian Stead
Amos McGee has a routine. Every morning he gets up, puts on his uniform, eats his oatmeal, and catches the bus to the zoo. Amos has many friends at the zoo and plays a special game with each one. One morning, Amos is sick and can't go to the zoo. The animals miss Amos and decide to visit him to help him feel better. Each animal plays a special game with Amos and they all cheer him up. This book features familiar zoo animals and the comfort of routine to delight very young readers.