Special Delivery


      Special Delivery
Sadie is on her way to deliver an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine, who lives completely alone and can really use the company She tries everything from mailing the elephant to boarding a plane, a train, and an alligator to get to her aunt s home Along the way she meets an array of interesting characters, including an odd postal worker and a gang of bandit monkeys, who all help her get where she is going This eccentric and hilarious story from Philip C Stead, the author of the Caldecott winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and illustrator Matthew Cordell will surprise and entertain from beginning to end. Free Download [ Special Delivery ] author [ Philip C. Stead ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Philip C Stead is the author of the Caldecott Medal winning book A Sick Day for Amos McGee, also named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2010 and a Publishers Weekly Best Children s Book of 2010, illustrated by his wife, Erin E Stead Together with Erin, he also created Bear Has a Story to Tell, an E.B White Read Aloud Award honor book Philip, also an artist, has written and illustrated several of his own books including Hello, My Name is Ruby, Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat, A Home for Bird, and his debut Creamed Tuna Fish and Peas on Toast, which was applauded by School Library Journal for its wry humor and illustrations worthy of a Roald Dahl creation Philip lives with Erin and their dog, Wednesday, in a 100 year old barn in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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  • Hardcover
  • 40 pages
  • Special Delivery
  • Philip C. Stead
  • English
  • 19 August 2017
  • 1596439319

10 thoughts on “ Special Delivery

  1. says:

    Nine things I love about Special Delivery 1 Sadie s care and concern for her Great Aunt Josephine Who says kids can t look outside of themselves and think of others Besides, Great Aunt Josephine is ALMOST COMPLETELY ALONE 2 Jim s outdoor post officeadorable Don t you love the keys hanging from his belt 3 Matthew Cordell s illustrations.a cross between Quentin Blake and the cartoon work in Schoolhouse Rock Matthew s illustrations are an absolute stellar companion to the tex Nine things I love about Special Delivery 1 Sadie s care and concern for her Great Aunt Josephine Who says kids can t look outside of themselves and think of others Besides, Great Aunt Josephine is ALMOST COMPLETELY ALONE 2 Jim s outdoor post officeadorable Don t you love the keys hanging from his belt 3 Matthew Cordell s illustrations.a cross between Quentin Blake and the cartoon work in Schoolhouse Rock Matthe...

  2. says:

    Do the illustrations in Special Delivery remind anyone else of Quentin Blake I enjoy the reassuring, familiar feel of them I can t help but love Sadie and her dedication to her Great Aunt Josephine and also her embrace of travel and adventure The sound effects and repetitions will make this an excellent read aloud, and it would work well in a unit about letter writing even though mailing an elephant is not exactly the same or as a discussion about how fun it is to receive packages in the ma Do...

  3. says:

    The days of sending physical letters in the mail are almost done if not gone already , but I still wax nostalgic for real mail It might have something to do with all of those international pen pals I kept in touch with as a preteen, and definitely has something to do with The Jolly Postman, still one of my favorite picture books ever When I saw a picture book with a postage stamp cover, I had to take a look I could keep Philip C Stead s Special Delivery on my coffee table forever, if only The days of sending physical letters in the mail are almost done if not gone already , but I still wax nostalgic for real mail It might have something to do with all of those international pen pals I kept in touch with as a preteen, and definitely has something to do with The Jolly Postman, still one of my favorite picture books ever When I saw a picture book with a postage stamp cover, I had to take a look I could keep Philip C Stead s Special Delivery on my coffee table forever, ...

  4. says:

    Cute and whimsical with a lot of fun formatting and illustration I liked all the different ways that this elephant is delivered, loved eventhe conclusion when we finally get to meet her aunt I laughed at the end though I have to ask since when to monkeys eat so many beans O.o

  5. says:

    Last month, the zany, heartfelt, and wonderful Special Delivery arrived A picture book written by Philip C Stead and illustrated by Matthew Cordell, Special Delivery is proof that the pairing of Stead and Cordell is pure hilarious magic From Sadie, a headstrong little girl who is determined to get an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine, who lives almost completely alone and could really use the company, to banana wielding, bean eating monkey train bandits, this book is a wild and weird rom Last month, the zany, heartfelt, and wonderful Special Delivery arrived A picture book written by Philip C Stead and illustrated by Matthew Cordell, Special Delivery is proof that the pairing of Stead and Cordell is pure hilarious magic From Sadie, a headstrong little girl who is determined to get an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine, who lives almost completely alone and could...

  6. says:

    Because Sadie s Great Aunt Josephine lives alone, she will surely relish the gift of an elephant companion But getting it there presents quite a problem She can t mail it or fly it, but Sadie is not put off by the challenges its delivery presents With the help of an alligator, a train, and an ice cream truck, Sadie perseveres and makes a successful delivery The whimsical text and detailed illustrations will make readers smile as they see that Sadie s elderly relative isn t all that lonely, a Because Sadie s Gre...

  7. says:

    Sadie has an elephant she d like to mail to her Great Aunt Josephine But when she finds out how may stamps are required, she imagines other means of delivery including by train and alligator When she finally delivers the elephant, readers discover another surprise about Aunt Josephine Delightfully and colorfully illustrated by Matthew Cordell, this picture book is imaginative and playful and readers will come to love Sadie for her determination, sense of adventure, and the way she keeps h Sadie has an elephant she d like to mail to her Great Aunt Josephine But when she finds out how may stamps are required, she imagines other means of delivery including by train and alligator When she fina...

  8. says:

    I loved the craziness of this book, glad to have read it just to read something lighter than a YA book I was currently reading A little girl, Sadie, wants to do something nice for her grandmother, whom she says is lonely She decides to send her an elephant, but encounters quite a few obstacles along the way It would take too many stamps, the postman tells her, and too much fuel for the airplane when Sadie asks a pilot to fly her and the elephant Finally she does settle on a ...

  9. says:

    Review at is a book that is getting a lot of love recently, and I now know why Special Delivery takes Stead s silly adventure story and puts Cordell s colorful and quirky illustrations with it to make one grand adventure Although the story was a bit over the top, it all added up to a fun, crazy story about a young girl that had to get an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine and the cast of characters alligator, a train, bandits, ice cream truck, Review at is a book that is getting a lot of love recently, and I now know why Special Delivery takes Stead s silly adventure story and puts Cordell s colorful and quirky illustrations with it to make one grand adventure Although the story was a bit over the top, it all added up to a fun, crazy story about a young girl that had to get an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine and the cast of characters alligator, a train, bandits, ice cream truck, air plane, etc who help her get him there I...

  10. says:

    Stead and Cordell team up to deliver this hilarious story about a girl determined to deliver an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine who lives almost completely alone and could really use the company Repeating refrains and sound effects for Sadie s various modes of transportation make this a great read aloud choice Cordell s illustrations are bold and colorful enough to stand out to an audience while also having lots of smaller details that can be examined up close including some bubble gum a Stead and Cordell team up to deliver this hilarious story about a girl determined to deliver an elephant to her Great Aunt Josephine who lives almost completely alone and could really use the company Repeating refrains and sound effects for Sadie s various modes of transportation make this a great read aloud choice Cordell s illustrations are bold and colorful enough to stand out to an audience while also having lots of smaller detail...

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