Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Matthew Cordell
How many stamps does it take to mail an elephant?
Quite a few, Sadie discovers, when she attempts to send one to her Great-Aunt Josephine, who “lives completely alone and could really use the company.”
So she decides to find another way, one that involves a plane, an alligator, a train, some bandit monkeys, and a lot of determination
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“Animal lovers and stamp collectors, especially but not exclusively, will be enthralled.”
Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW