The Post Office Book: Mail and How It Moves

Gail Gibbons (Author)
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Description

Learn where our mail goes and how it gets there in this classic nonfiction picture book by Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award winner Gail Gibbons.

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.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Collins
Publish Date
May 23, 1986
Pages
32
Dimensions
6.86 X 8.71 X 0.13 inches | 0.19 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064460293
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About 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.

Reviews

"Orderly, brisk description of the way the post office moves the mail [from mail box pick-up to final delivery].... Informative and interestingly presented."--"Booklist"Another winner by Gail Gibbons."--"School Library Journal"Bright and cheerful. Stamp the book first class."--"The New York Times