Take a journey through the history of the postal system in Issue Twelve, Special Delivery. From the thrilling story of the Inverted Jenny stamp to the history of air mail—and from stamp collecting to the story of Owney, the post office pooch, every page is filled with a new adventure through the incredible system that allows us to send and receive mail.
Did you know children used to be sent through the mail? How about the story behind the creation of the postal uniform? Learn about all of this and more in Issue Twelve. As always, every story is brought to life with beautiful illustrations and fun activities, like designing your own mailbox.
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In this issue
Perfectly Imperfect: The Inverted Jenny
Post Office FAQs
Postal Workers Who Made an Impact
A Postal Service History
The History of Air Mail
Stamp Collecting 101
The Mail Car Evolution
Postal Service Blues: A Uniform History
Interview with a Postal Worker
Working Like a Dog
Post Office Lingo
The Life of a Letter
64 full-color pages filled with stories, illustrations and DIY activities
Velvet-touch cover and perfect-bind finish
All print orders include instant-access to the interactive, digital edition on the Honest History app.