Jump to content

The Jolly Postman
letters


  • Please log in to reply
21 replies to this topic

#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 Feral 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.

Cheers


#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

http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgurl=htt...ved=0CFIQ9QEwBg

#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

http://llewopharas.files.wordpress.com/201...in-supplies.jpg

#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:

http://lifelyricslemoncake.files.wordpress...07/p1020890.jpg

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 Ianthe

Posted 21 February 2013 - 09:32 PM

Love that book




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Recall: Another cot deemed unsafe

Parents are being warned to check their baby's cot is not one of those which have been recalled in recent weeks due to safety concerns.

The truth about breastfeeding and weightloss

Celebrities often state that their post-baby weight loss is down to breastfeeding, and breastfeeding alone. But that's not the reality for all women.

10 weird things little kids do

Most kids have their own personal brand of oddity. It's usually nothing to worry about, but every now and again you might find yourself scratching your head and asking, ?Really? Is that really a thing??

The app that helps detect signs of autism

Parents can assess their children's progress at critical developmental stages, thanks to this new app.

Long battle to learn the truth about Ariana's birth

Cerise and Tim Lawn spent two years fighting to find out how a healthy pregnancy turned into a nightmare birth, and why their daughter now suffers from disabilities she shouldn't have.

Christina Aguilera announces daughter's name

Christina Aguilera and her fiance, Matt Rutler, have welcomed their daughter into the world.

Couple caught in surrogacy crackdown

An Australian couple caught up in Thailand's surrogacy crackdown have said many parents are distraught and facing dire financial difficulties as are they are unable to bring their surrogate-born babies home.

'Tired' mum dies of undiagnosed diabetes

New mum Nicky Rigby thought her exhaustion was due to the demands of looking after her baby. But the 26-year-old was seriously ill with diabetes, and died due to her condition not being diagnosed.

5 co-sleeping myths busted

In case you are co-sleeping with your baby, and all the ?helpful? advice from others is sending you down the slippery slope of self-doubt, let?s bust a few myths on the topic.

When pregnancy takes you down memory lane

One mum-to-be discovers pregnancy hormones can give rise to some surprising emotions.

What?s your love language?

The secret to making your partner feel special is to know which language of love they favour ? and it?s the same for your kids, too.

Returning to exercise after a caesarean

I had my daughter four months ago via caesarean, and I want to get back into exercise. What are some good first steps I can take?

20 signs of a great relationship

The secret to a perfect relationship is admitting you are wrong after an argument, five kisses a day and sex twice a week, a new survey suggests.

Video: emotional 60-second Robin Williams tribute

Take a minute to remember some of the greatest films of your childhood ... and have a few tissues close at hand.

The realities of escaping domestic violence

?Why doesn?t she just leave?? is the common question people ask when trying to understand domestic violence. For many, leaving the relationship is far from straightforward.

Win back some precious time and get FREE coupons

Membership to eBay's Bubs? Corner is free and includes a $10 coupon to spend on nappies each month - a win for multitasking mums!

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win back some precious time and get FREE coupons

Membership to eBay's Bubs? Corner is free and includes a $10 coupon to spend on nappies each month - a win for multitasking mums!

Do you suffer from Precious Firstborn Syndrome?

Testing ?no more tears? shampoo in your own eyes, warming cucumber sticks so they're not cold straight from the fridge, waking a sleeping baby to check they?re still breathing: these are all symptoms of Precious Firstborn Syndrome.

Ezra's tragic death not in vain, mum says

Little Ezra was a "Harry Houdini" who loved trying to escape the family home. Now, after his tragic death, his parents are doing what they can to help others.

7 mistakes old hands make with new babies

As I sat across the table from my friend ? me, a seasoned mother of three; her, a brand new mum ? I thought of all the mistakes an old-hand parent can make when visiting a newborn baby.

Video: When adults act like children

Ever wondered what would happen if adults were allowed to act like children? This dad's hilarious video clip will give you an idea of what life would be like.

Mums hit hardest as flu cases skyrocket

The number of confirmed cases of influenza in Australia has doubled the number for the same time last year - and women are 25 per cent more likely to get it.

The mum who had four babies in nine months

Feeling exhausted due to the demands of caring for a baby? Imagine the life of this mum, who gave birth to three boys and one girl in just nine months.

Everything baby at Big W

Lowest prices on everything baby, only at Big W. Sale starts August 4 and ends August 20 2014.

Smiggle is painting the town red!

We have 3 Red Smiggle prize packs to give away! Enter by posting a photo of something red to your Instagram.

Mum gives birth at school

Whether they're out of favour traditional names, or the parents were a little creative, here are the least popular names of 2013.

Personalised baby gifts

We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)

 

Mind, body, beauty, life

Making time for me

We look at your wellbeing, covering health, relationships, beauty and fashion, mind and body.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.