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#1 Dionysus

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

Ok, here's a weird one...

The school library is closing down in order to come back bigger and better than ever.

Part of the close-down has morphed into culling and de-cluttering.  Getting rid of old, irrelevant books.

Someone came across a copy of 'The Jolly Postman' (a story with letter/envelope inserted into some pages) and thought DD might like it.  (This is a senior school library, so not sure why a pre-school book was in there!)

She LOVES it!

But, two of the letters are missing.

I have made up some letters (one is to the wicked witch in Hansel and Gretel and one is to Goldilocks) but was wondering if I could find out what the original letter were.

So, a long-shot, but does anyone have a copy or know where I can find out what the original letters said?

#2 spando

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

Pm me op I have a copy I can scan to you.

#3 Lyra

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:31 PM

I have a copy of the book. If you PM me your email address I can scan them for you and email them

having said that, I am super busy the next couple of days so if someone else jumps in and helps first I won't mind

#4 chickendrumstick

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

The jolly postman is definitely still in print and widely available - ask at your local bookstore and they should have it!

#5 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:32 PM

Yes, I have a copy, think its in DS"s room....he's asleep. I'll write them out for you when I get a chance ..(unless someone responds sooner)

#6 Dionysus

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:36 PM

oooh, thanks everyone!

EB is so handy sometimes.

Spando, I have pm'd you.


#7 wildflowers

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:38 PM

Have a copy as well, so let me know if you need a copy of the letters.  My niece and children loved that book and I think there a couple of other books with letters.

#8 ~Jodama_Feral~

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Fantastic book and still stocked in most bookshops. You could also try ebay.

We have the christmas edition. My kids love it.

#9 VintageEyes

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

I remember that book from when I was at school! It is so cool!

#10 Chelli

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:41 PM

That is still one of my children's favourite books to read original.gif

#11 Dionysus

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

I had never heard of it, but will need to seek out the other letter books.

DD can't get enough of it.

#12 wish*upon*a*star

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:51 PM

One of my favourites as a kid- I look forward to sharing it with DD when she is old enough.

#13 Aquarium

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:57 PM

Here is the goldilocks letter


#14 Dionysus

Posted 20 February 2013 - 08:59 PM

thanks Aquarium.  I am looking for the one to Goldilocks, though.  I think she gets one before her party...

#15 Etcetera

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:50 AM

My sister had it when she was little so I bought it for my boys. I also found the Christmas one at a secondhand book fair in very good condition with all letters!

#16 Kez82

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:40 PM

The one to the wicked witch is actually a Witches Gazette type thing! A newsletter.

The one to Goldilocks is a birthday card with a (?pound) note in it.

Hopefully someone will copy them for you and send them through.

Here's the witch one


#17 Dionysus

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:46 PM

oh, thanks for that Kez!

#18 Musk Sticks

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:52 PM

I was an avid reader as a child and I LOVED this book!
DS is only 3 months, but I have already starting stocking up on all of my childhood favourites.

#19 Kez82

Posted 21 February 2013 - 08:54 PM

here the card:


its from Mrs Bunting and Baby from memory

#20 Dionysus

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:23 PM

Thanks Kez!

#21 Fairey

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:28 PM

Love that book! Have both the original and Christmas edition!
Glad you're being helped, OP!

#22 QueenIanthe

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

Love that book

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