The Post Office Book: Mail And How It Moves

Paperback | May 23, 1986

byGail 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)

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Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to its 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.

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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 1...

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Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to its 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.

Gail Gibbons, author of more than one hundred books, is the winner of the Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for her overall contributionto 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...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 6.88 × 8.69 × 0.68 inPublished:May 23, 1986Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064460290

ISBN - 13:9780064460293

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Do you ever mail a letter and wonder what happens to its 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.

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"Another winner by Gail Gibbons." (School Library Journal)