The Post Office Book: Mail and How It Moves

Overview

From mailbox pickup to final delivery—here is a lively and colorful description of the post office and how it works.

A step-by-step description of what happens to mail from the time it is deposited in the mailbox to its arrival at its destination. Also includes brief historical facts about mail service in the United States.

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Overview

From mailbox pickup to final delivery—here is a lively and colorful description of the post office and how it works.

A step-by-step description of what happens to mail from the time it is deposited in the mailbox to its arrival at its destination. Also includes brief historical facts about mail service in the United States.

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New York Times
Bright and cheerful. Stamp the book first class.
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)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812447491
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/1986
  • Sales rank: 1,411,032
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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.

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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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2009

    Great Book

    I used this book to help students understand the post office. It was very informative with great illustrations.

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