The Jolly Pocket Postman

It’s a normal morning delivering the mail for our old friend the Jolly Postman – until he bumps his head. Oh dear! Our jolly hero has shrunk to the size of a postage stamp! And it just gets curiouser and curiouser! How will he deliver his letters now? Join the Jolly Postman in a classic story full of familiar nursery rhyme friends. Can you give him a hand delivering his mail? There are real letters to open, and even a magnifying glass to help you navigate his amazing miniature world.

  • The third classic adventure for the Jolly Postman
  • Originally published in 1995 and now back in print
  • By all-time favourite duo Janet and Alan Ahlberg
  • Includes tiny letters to open and a magnifying glass
  • Over five million Jolly Postman series titles sold

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    Allan Ahlberg

    Allan Ahlberg is one of Britain’s best-loved children’s writers and is the author of over a hundred books.


    Allan’s work has been recognised by many of the top awards in children’s books, including The Red House Children’s Book Award for The Jolly Postman, The Man Who Wore All of His Clothes and The Pencil.

  • Awards

    Janet Ahlberg won many awards, most notably the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, for Each Peach, Pear, Plum and The Jolly Christmas Postman with husband Allan Ahlberg.

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