It s Christmas Eve and the Jolly Postman is delivering greetings to everyone s favourite fairy tale charactersHe has a card for Baby Bear, a game for Red Riding Hood, a get well jigsaw for poor Humpty Dumpty and lotspackages to deliver The Jolly Postman keeps on peddling his bicycle up hill and down dale and into everybody s hearts


10 thoughts on “The Jolly Christmas Postman

  1. Dorie - Cats&Books :) Dorie - Cats&Books :) says:

    This is one of our all time favorite Christmas books Luckily my children took good care of their books and this only came out at Christmas because the new version is made of flimsier paper and I don t think will hold up to 20 years of love as the original one has.This is such an enchanting book My girls have enjoyed reading and re reading the letters from the postman, the jigsaw puzzle from Humpty Dumpty, a postcard from the big bad wolf and my very favorite, the peek through from the door of This is one of our all time favorite Christmas books Luckily my children took good care of their books and this only came out at Christmas because the new version is made of flimsier paper and I don t think will hold up to 20 years of love as the original one has.This is such an enchanting book My girls have enjoyed reading and re reading the letters from the postman, the jigsaw puzzle from Humpty Dumpty, a postcard from the big bad wolf and my very favorite, the peek through from the door of a house into the outside world of the Postman, just incredible.The illustrations are so adorable, I can t wait to read this to my youngest grandkids, the older one already loves it.If you can snag an original copy it s a big sturdier than the new one but you should definitely add this to your Christmas collection


  2. Jessaka Jessaka says:

    The Jolly Postman cycles on He sees three fiddlers playing The fast eloping dish and spoon The mighty beanstalk swaying The seven dwarfs upon the hill The jolly snowmen sleighing What a wonderfully, delightful book I wish I had a child to read it to every year What I decided to do with this book is to give it to our mail lady who has small children in order to pass on the joy.The colored drawings in this book are wonderful too, and you can look at them all day and every day and never grow ti The Jolly Postman cycles on He sees three fiddlers playing The fast eloping dish and spoon The mighty beanstalk swaying The seven dwarfs upon the hill The jolly snowmen sleighing What a wonderfully, delightful book I wish I had a child to read it to every year What I decided to do with this book is to give it to our mail lady who has small children in order to pass on the joy.The colored drawings in this book are wonderful too, and you can look at them all day and every day and never grow tired of them The book is about a mailman delivering cards at Christmas time, and each page is a poem, and every two pages there are pockets with cards in them that are so delightful to see and read.Whatcan I tell you about this bookI really do not know,But if you are not in the Christmas spiritThis book will warm your soul


  3. Ian Ian says:

    Ho Ho Hope you all read this book and love it like I do.Lets get this out of the way first, I LOVE CHRISTMAS I love everything about it I love the idea that at Christmas we can forget this busy technology driven world, with it s fancy electronic mail, and go back to the finer things in life Like sitting down and writing a letter to far away family, or watching a child s beaming face as they post that letter to Santa, knowing he will read it and get to work making that toy with his elves.That Ho Ho Hope you all read this book and love it like I do.Lets get this out of the way first, I LOVE CHRISTMAS I love everything about it I love the idea that at Christmas we can forget this busy technology driven world, with it s fancy electronic mail, and go back to the finer things in life Like sitting down and writing a letter to far away family, or watching a child s beaming face as they post that letter to Santa, knowing he will read it and get to work making that toy with his elves.That s where this book comes in, that s how this book makes me feel Happy and joyful, it makes me think of my childhood and how special it was I continue to this day to read this to myself every Christmas and one day I will read it to my children, hopefully one Christmas to theirs too.The Jolly Christmas Postman is a simple picture storybook, a timeless gem that just gets it right Beautifully illustrated with letters and parcels for the children to open and touch It tells the tale of a postman delivering his Christmas post, along the way he encounters classic children s story characters such as Mr Wolf and Mr H Dumpty One of three Jolly Postman books this never ceases to make me smile, it also means It s Chriiiiisssssstttttmmmmaaaaaasss


  4. Mariah Roze Mariah Roze says:

    LOVED this book growing up I would read it all the time around December


  5. Lucy Banks Lucy Banks says:

    One of our very favourite Christmas books I love all the little surprises in the envelopes, and the illustrations are gorgeous.


  6. Pamela Pamela says:

    Charming, Witty, Delightful, and Festive I loved the cards and letters eluding to famous fairytale characters I also loved the clever book within the book, and the wildly imaginative, storybook game all part of this holiday tale for young readers and those young at heart And really, isn t just about everyone young at heart at Christmas I do wonder, however, just how many wee ones will get the references to theobscure storybook fairytale fable characters referenced There were a Charming, Witty, Delightful, and Festive I loved the cards and letters eluding to famous fairytale characters I also loved the clever book within the book, and the wildly imaginative, storybook game all part of this holiday tale for young readers and those young at heart And really, isn t just about everyone young at heart at Christmas I do wonder, however, just how many wee ones will get the references to theobscure storybook fairytale fable characters referenced There were a couple I had to look up, myself Plus, do children in today s tech saturated world really comprehend what it means to send actual cards and letters Or the joyful anticipation of waiting for the postman to deliver the mail to see if there s an envelope just for them Hmm. Anyway, I enjoyed the story evoking memories A delightful reading experience A fun book to gift and share FOUR Three Dimensional Christmas Activity Book and Story STARS


  7. Andrea Zuvich Andrea Zuvich says:

    Our best friends bought this for our daughter for Christmas and it is superb What a charming, sweet, and, well, jolly book The interactive features are a definite plus


  8. Jessica Jessica says:

    A delight for kids who love to engage with books As the postman bring Christmas tidings, the reader is invited to open letters, read postcards, assemble a puzzle, and


  9. Dolly Dolly says:

    Entertaining tale of a postman making his rounds at Christmastime.The gimmick of including the actual mail items is very ingenious and I liked looking through them Younger children may not have the attention span or interest to read them all, however I loved the myriad ways in which the author pays homage to different fairy tales, although many of the humorous references may go over a young child s head I have read books by the Ahlbergs, but had never seen this before And as I posted this re Entertaining tale of a postman making his rounds at Christmastime.The gimmick of including the actual mail items is very ingenious and I liked looking through them Younger children may not have the attention span or interest to read them all, however I loved the myriad ways in which the author pays homage to different fairy tales, although many of the humorous references may go over a young child s head I have read books by the Ahlbergs, but had never seen this before And as I posted this review, I saw that they have other similar books, so perhaps this format is not so novel after all


  10. Fern Adams Fern Adams says:

    While I m fully aware that is a book aimed at young children it is an essential part of my Christmas Every year the book gets retrieved from the attic and I read it and then Christmas has begun My Grandma read this to me every year when I was tiny, then I could read the easier words and she would read the difficult bits and then when she found out it would be her last Christmas she got me my own copy so I could continue to read the story each year It s one of my favourites and even as an adul While I m fully aware that is a book aimed at young children it is an essential part of my Christmas Every year the book gets retrieved from the attic and I read it and then Christmas has begun My Grandma read this to me every year when I was tiny, then I could read the easier words and she would read the difficult bits and then when she found out it would be her last Christmas she got me my own copy so I could continue to read the story each year It s one of my favourites and even as an adult I enjoy my annual reading of the story and opening all the envelopes A very Christmassy book