The Post Office Book: Mail and How It Moves (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Post Office Book: Mail and How It Moves (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

by Gail Gibbons
     
 

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Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to it after you drop it in the box? Read all about the post office and learn how letters are weighed, sorted, transported, culled, canceled, coded, binned, boxed, and sorted once again. Find out how people and machines work together to deliver the letters you send.

Children's Books of 1982 (Library of Congress)

Overview

Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to it after you drop it in the box? Read all about the post office and learn how letters are weighed, sorted, transported, culled, canceled, coded, binned, boxed, and sorted once again. Find out how people and machines work together to deliver the letters you send.

Children's Books of 1982 (Library of Congress)

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
Bright and cheerful. Stamp the book first class.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Gibbons takes readers step-by-step through the mailing process,from the moment the letter is dropped into a mailbox until it reaches its final destination. She includes a glossary and a brief history of message-sending. (5-8)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780808574262
Publisher:
San Val, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/1986
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Gail Gibbons, author of more than one hundred books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for her overall contribution to children's nonfiction literature. Called a "master of picture book nonfiction" by ALA Booklist, Ms. Gibbons has a special talent for making complex subjects understandable and entertaining for young readers.

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