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It Came in the Mail Hardcover – Import, 21 June 2016

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"Lively, humorous, and child-appealing." -- Kirkus Reviews

"[A] genial twist on a fable of greed." -- Publishers Weekly

“Clanton’s latest picture book reminds readers that the mailbox is and will always be a magical invention, no matter where you live in the world. Storytimes and classroom units on community helpers will be enlivened by a read-aloud of this selection.” -- School Library Journal

“Full of wordplay and visual jokes, this imaginative fantasy takes a child’s wish seriously and then humorously explores it to extreme fulfillment.” -- Booklist

"The wish-fulfillment plot will appeal to kids." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

About the Author

Ben Clanton is an author and illustrator whose books include It Came in the MailSomething ExtraordinaryRex Wrecks It!Mo’s MustacheThe Table Sets ItselfVote for Me!; Rot, the Cutest in the World; and Rot, the Bravest in the World. He lives with his wife and son in Seattle, Washington. Learn more at BenClanton.com.

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Product details

  • Publisher : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (21 June 2016)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 40 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1481403605
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1481403603
  • Reading age : 4 - 8 years
  • Item Weight : 454 g
  • Dimensions : 21.59 x 1.27 x 27.94 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars It is a super fun book and all I needed for my boy ...
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2.0 out of 5 stars In-store, I'd have passed on this book.
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