When You’re Feeling Sick (US Only)

Written by: Coy Bowles

Illustrated by: Andy Elkerton

Release Date: September 13, 2016

Publisher: Candlewick Press


About the Book

This laugh-out-loud picture book from Coy Bowles, guitarist for the Grammy Award–winning Zac Brown Band, will have sick kids feeling better in no time!

Sneezing? Coughing? Taking a sick day? Don’t worry, you’ll be feeling better soon thanks to this hilarious picture book from Coy Bowles, guitarist of the Grammy Award–winning Zac Brown Band. Full of encouraging—and super-silly—rhyming advice on how to face sick days with courage and a positive attitude, When You’re Feeling Sick is just what the doctor ordered! Comes with a sheet of stickers to bring a smile to every sick kid’s face.


About the Author

COY BOWLES plays guitar and organ and writes songs for the multiplatinum Zac Brown Band. They have won three Grammys and since 2009 have earned 55 award nominations from the Grammys, Academy of Country Music, American Music Awards, Country Music Association, and Country Music Television. Born in Thomaston, Georgia, Coy was raised on love, support, and the idea that he could do anything he put his heart and soul into. After earning a degree from Georgia State University’s Jazz Studies program, Coy formed the band Coy Bowles and the Fellowship. In 2006, they opened for the Zac Brown Band, and soon after Zac asked Coy to join his band full time. Coy’s first book, the self-published Amy Giggles: Laugh Out Loud, teaches kids to accept themselves as they are. Visit Coy at

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Giveaway Details

1 winner will each receive a finished copy of WHEN YOU’RE FEELING SICK.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends.

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they’ll be answering in the comments below for extra entries: What do you think of the cover & synopsis?

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4 thoughts on “Giveaway: WHEN YOU’RE FEELING SICK (US Only)”

  1. Anonymous says:

    The cover design is very fresh, and I learned something from the synopsis!

  2. Anonymous says:

    the cover is bright and fun–just what a sick person needs. I can’t wait to use this avice and read the book to my sick kids (maybe hubby tto!!).

  3. Anonymous says:

    The cover is awesome!!! As a mom to 4, my kids would love the bright colors and the yucky oooey gooooey monsters!! Real excited to read this to my kiddos!

  4. Anonymous says:

    The cover design is very fun. The synopsis makes me realize this book will fit right into our household. Someone is always sick.

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