The Giant Postman by Sally Grindley


The Giant Postman by Sally Grindley

The Giant Postman is creating mayhem in the village - until Billy comes to the rescue with a brilliant idea! He writes the giant postman a letter, explaining how frightened everyone is, and bravely delivers it himself. The Giant is delighted - he's never had any post before! He sends Billy a reply saying: sorry, but giants just can't help being clumsy...The story ends with a giant birthday party, and because the villagers choose such a clever present the whole village is able to celebrate their new friendship with the giant postman as a result!

About the Author

Sally Grindley

Sally was our Guest Editor for December 2010. Click here to see her book selections.

Sally began writing in 1984 while she was working for a nationwide children's book club. She has been a full-time author since 1995 and has had over 140 books published. She won the prestigious Smarties Gold Prize in 2005 for her novel ‘Spilled Water’, and 'Shhh' won the Children's Book Award in 1992 and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. She has also won and been shortlisted for a number of other awards. Sally is lauded for her ability to write across a wide range of subjects and for a wide range of ages – from street kids to giants and from toddlers to pre-teens.

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48 pages
Interest Age: 5+


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Publication date

17th January 2005



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