I Feel Sick!

Jules Feiffer

George can meow, quack, oink and moo, but he can't bark. A visit to the vet gets to the bottom of the problem - or does it? JE Fic Fei

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

Herman Parish

When the literal-minded Amelia Bedelia helps out at her doctor's office one busy day, nothing seems to go quite right until Amelia begins to treat the impatient patients. JBR Par

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

Amy Hest

When Sam has a cough, Mrs. Bear tends to him all through the cold night. JE Fic Hes

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

Rosemary Wells

Felix feels bad and does not want to eat or play, so his mother takes him to Doctor Duck, who makes everything better. JE Fic Wel

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

Eileen Christelow

Bedtime for the mother of these five little monkeys is anything but peaceful! JE Fic Chr

Suggested for ages 2 - 6

T. Berry Brazelton

A pediatrician tells what happens when a child goes to the doctor for a check-up, with explanations of the instruments and procedures that will be encountered. J618.9 Br

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

Amy Hest

On a rainy day when Baby Duck is sick with a cold, her grandfather cheers her up by showing her family photographs. JE Fic Hes

Suggested for ages 3 - 6

Jane Yolen and Mark Teague (illustrator)

Laughter is perhaps the best medicine after all in this rip-roaring romp in humorous rhyme with dinosaurs that fill the pages as they illustrate how NOT to behave, before they demonstrate the best way back to health. JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

Elissa Haden Guest and Christine Davenier (illustrator)

Beginning readers will enjoy the excitement of getting ready for a school play and the despair when Iris, the cricket, gets sick the day of the performance. Wispy watercolors add the perfect touch to this gentle story. JBR Gue

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

Remy Charlip

An extraordinary stomachache is cured when a doctor removes a large number of strange objects from the victim's stomach. Includes instructions for performing the story as a shadow play. JE Fic Cha

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

Cynthia Rylant

When Mr. Putter catches a cold, his friend Mrs. Teaberry sends over some special treats to help him feel better. JBR Ryl

Suggested for ages 5 - 8

Harlow Rockwell

Describes a young child's visit to the doctor's office and has simple pictures of the things in his/her office. JE Fic Roc

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

Karen Rostoker-Gruber

When Rooster's throat is too sore for him to crow, the other farm animals help both him and Farmer Ted. JE Fic Ros

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

Nadine Bernard Westcott (adapter and illustrator)

Miss Lucy can't figure out what is wrong with Tiny Tim, so she calls a doctor, a nurse, and the lady with the alligator purse. Includes music to sing, a story to read, & games to play! JE Fic Wes

Suggested for ages 4 - 8

Patricia MacLachlan

"Emily complains she has a stomach ache in her head and a headache in her throat, so Father puts down his writing to take care of Emily in her sickbed. He jokes about her outrageous demands and becomes irritated when he cannot find the thermometer anywhere. The next day he has caught Emily’s bug and now Emily is taking care of him-while Mama is home from work picking up things from the day before." JE Fic Mac

Suggested for ages 4 - 8