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A Sick Day for Amos McGee-- Caldecott winner. This has great vocab for younger learners (e.g., amble)
In the Night Kitchen - When asked, Maurice Sendak insisted that he was not a comics artist, but an illustrator. However, it's hard to not notice comics aspects in works like In the Night Kitchen. The child of the story is depicted floating from panel to panel as he drifts through the fantastic dream world of the bakers' kitchen.