The Post Office Book

The Post Office Book

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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)show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 177.8 x 226.06 x 5.08mm | 90.72g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0064460290
  • 9780064460293
  • 295,995

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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.show more

Review quote

"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 Timesshow more

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65 ratings
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4 26% (17)
3 42% (27)
2 8% (5)
1 2% (1)
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