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Description - The Jolly Pocket Postman by Allan Ahlberg

The third adventure for the Jolly Postman, complete with envelopes and letters big and very small!

Once more the Jolly Postman rides - and flies - and shrinks!

This brilliant book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg is the third adventure for the Jolly Postman, originally published in 1995 and now back in print! The Jolly Postman's morning is set off course when he suffers a bump to the head before he shrinks to the size of a postage stamp . . . and it just gets curiouser and curiouser!

Featuring a whole host of familiar characters, pull-out letters and a magnifying glass.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780670886265
ISBN-10: 0670886262
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 199mm x 15mm)
Pages: 52
Imprint: Puffin
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publish Date: 30-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Review: Jolly Pocket Postman by Allan Ahlberg - Reviewed by (31 Mar 2020)

The minute I read this book when I was babysitting some friend's kids, I knew I had to buy it for my own library. I thought about letting my students use it at school, but I decided to keep it for my own personal library, because young kids are not exactly known to be gentle with books, especially with interactive ones like this one. As soon as the book arrived, I had so much fun opening up all the letters to characters such as Cinderella or Goldilocks. I love this book so much, the interactive nature of it is so incredibly fun, and I know I would have loved it so much as a child. I can't wait to share it with my future children and I know they'll love it as much as I do. It's also great for teachers to teach letter writing and how the postal service works, or as a mentor text for a unit on letters/postcards and writing. Easily 5 stars, I would give it more if I could. I also recommend the Christmas and original versions too!


Author Biography - Allan Ahlberg

Janet and Allan Ahlberg created some of the world's most popular picture books, including EACH PEACH PEAR PLUM and THE JOLLY CHRISTMAS POSTMAN, both Greenaway Medal winners, and THE BABY'S CATALOGUE inspired by their daughter Jessica. Janet died in 1994 and Allan, a former teacher, now lives in London.

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