International Friendship Day

To celebrate International Friendship Day we have put together a list of our favourite picture books about friends and the activities that they like to do together (or in Amos McGee’s case, friends who take care of each other).

A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead

A Sick Day for Amos McGee

by Philip C. Stead [Roaring Brook Press]
£11.46 ·  EUR 18,21 ·  EUR 15,73 ·  EUR 7,15 ·  $13.77

Maisy goes Camping by Lucy Cousins

Maisy Goes Camping

by Lucy Cousins [Walker Books Ltd]
£4.99 ·  EUR 7,17 ·  EUR 7,25 ·  EUR 6,74 ·  $2.30

Pip and Posy: The Super Scooter by Axel Scheffler

Super Scooter (Pip and Posy)

by Axel Scheffler [Nosy Crow]
£6.39 ·  EUR 11,56 ·  EUR 11,69 ·  EUR 12,25 ·  $6.68

Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers

Lost and Found

by Oliver Jeffers [HarperCollins Children's Books]
£5.24 ·  EUR 7,80 ·  EUR 8,44 ·  EUR 6,89 ·  $5.69

Friends by Helme Heine


by Helme Heine [Aladdin]
£2.95 ·  EUR 6,00 ·  EUR 7,53 ·  EUR 4,03 ·  $7.99

Ruby, Blue and Blanket by Jane Hissey

Ruby, Blue and Blanket

by Jane Hissey [Scribblers]
£8.23 ·  EUR 13,07 ·  EUR 15,93 ·  EUR 15,01 ·  $10.74


12 thoughts on “International Friendship Day

  1. As always, thank you for your recommendations and great taste in books. There’s nothing like a friend that loves to read!

    • I can’t imagine not loving reading. There are so many wonderful books being published that I’m sure that there’s a book out there for even the most reluctant reader :)

  2. Nice list Catherine. Sick Day for Mr. McGee is a classic of course, but we loved the others as well. During summer we pored over the Elephant and Piggie series and I can’t help but recommend these addition to the list. They are absolutely wonderful and have a strong theme of friendship to them. Thanks for sharing on Kid Lit Blog Hop!

  3. What a fun list! I didn’t even know it was international friendship day, so thanks for the heads-up! :) Thanks for sharing this review. I found you at the Kid Lit Blog Hop. I also host a weekly link-up on Thursdays for all things book related at my site, I’d love for you to join us anytime!
    Have a magnificent week!

  4. Wow, I think not a lot of people value international friendship day. Everyday should be friendship day. These books might help readers understand its true meaning. I thank my friends for being there every step of the way. Thank you for the great list!

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