Snail Mail

by Samantha Berger, Julia Patton

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A long, long time ago, before email and texting, the mail was delivered in a much slower way-it was called Snail Mail (because some thought it was delivered by a snail). Although it took much longer, everyone agreed that letters were a little more special when they were delivered by...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 32

Publication Date 05/01/2018

ISBN 9780762462513

Dimensions 9.75 inches x 11.5 inches

"Patton's layered images evoke the pleasures of paper."
— The New York Times

"The art shows irresistible snails with eyeballs on stalks protruding above their clothed soft parts, shells exposed to the weather. Engaging watercolors offer varied landscapes and postcardlike views of famous landmarks. The absurdity of the premise-and repeated promise-is humorously upheld throughout."
— -Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This delightfully silly interpretation of snail mail will also appeal to adults wishing for the slower pace and handmade charm of pen and paper correspondence."
— School Library Journal

"[An] appropriately leisurely paced tale about the pleasures of taking one's time."
— -Shelf Awareness

"[C]hildren will be delighted by the colorful illustrations throughout the storybook-especially the humorous renderings of four tried and true, hard-working snails."
— New York Journal of Books

"A charming story of love, determination, adventure and the rewards of three, this fun and comical book is a genuine delight."
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