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Postmark Paris: A Story in Stamps

3.81  ·  Rating Details  ·  43 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
The colorful world-within-a-world of postage stamps illustrates this lyrical account of a young girl's experiences in Paris. When she and her family move to the city for a year, one of the first places her father takes her is to the stamp market. Her adventures are magically captured in the dainty images of the postage stamps she collects. Young readers will delight in thi ...more
Hardcover, 108 pages
Published February 17th 2005 by Chronicle Books (first published 1995)
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Dec 22, 2015 Relyn rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Recommended to Relyn by: Family Fun Magazine
I find that I like nearly everything published by Chronicle Books. I almost never, ever buy a book I haven't read. It's just a rule I've made for myself in an attempt to help me be frugal. I use libraries a lot and count on them to help me spend my book budget well. Anyway, I told you all that to share that I love Chronicle Books so much I can nearly buy them unread and know I'll love them. Postmark Paris is no different. What a wonderful book. Leslie Jonath writes a memoir that tells the story ...more
Sep 09, 2011 Teri rated it really liked it
Found this gem at the bargain table at Vroman's. A ten year old recounts the year she lived in Paris with little stories and stamps. The pictures of the stamps are beautiful. Very cute book!
Apr 18, 2016 Molly rated it liked it
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I thought this was a clever book. I liked how the stamps were incorporated with the text to tell the story. A really fun, short read.
Dec 22, 2015 Diana rated it it was amazing
This is a charming little book based around an expat girl's time in Paris and her interest in stamps. Beautifully designed.
Jul 08, 2008 Linda rated it liked it
I love this little book. The use of French stamps to call to mind remembrances of time spent in France was delightful.
Jan 09, 2013 Jenn rated it really liked it
This was cute! I enjoyed reading about Paris and it was accompanied by neat stamps.
Oct 15, 2011 Jim rated it liked it
Shelves: art, friendship, france
a v. clever way to tell a story
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