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Philip and Erin Stead

Philip and Erin Stead are the collaborative duo behind A Sick Day for Amos McGee (Roaring Brook, 2010), winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. Together and separately they have created more than twenty books for children.


Be Gentle

Fall 2019 | Essays

“Once upon a time, in a faraway land across the big sea, there was a very old city,” the old man with the very thick glasses said in his very thick accent. “It bordered on some woods and there, in a little house close to them, many many years ago, a boy was born.”