Clanton, Ben It Came in the Mail. PICTURE BOOK. Simon and Schuster, 2016 $17.99.
Liam loves getting things in the mail, but sadly he never receives any packages or letters. Liam devises a plan to solve his problem. Liam writes a letter to his mailbox asking it to send him a surprise in the mail and boy does his mailbox deliver. Liam ends up receiving more packages than he could ever have hoped for including a dragon. He receives so many packages that he doesn't know what to with them all. Liam decides to share his good fortune with other kids just like him.
This is a fun and engaging story that kids will love. The novelty and enjoyment of receiving a surprise in the mail will definitely resonate with readers. It has great illustrations and would be perfect for introducing younger kids to the concept of mailing and receiving a letter. The story is short and simple and would be best suited for K-2nd grades.
Pre-K, EL (K-3) --ADVISABLE Gina, Media Specialist