In My Mailbox — preschool storytime

In this week’s storytime, we discovered the things that arrive by mail and the power of letters–the alphabet kind and ones that arrive in envelopes.


 Herman’s Letter by Tom Percival: Herman the bear and Henry the raccoon are best friends. But Henry’s moving far, far away. So what do they do? Promise to write each other all the time and stay best friends forever, that’s what. But being pen pals is easier said than done, especially when your best friend seems to be having way more fun than you are.

It Came in the Mail It Came in the Mail by Ben Clanton: After Liam writes to his mailbox, asking for more mail, he gets his wish, but soon he realizes that sending mail is even more fun than receiving it.

23310710 Dear Yeti by James Kwan: Told through a series of notes, two boys go on a hike hoping to find Yeti but run into trouble along the way.

Spots in a Box Spots in a Box by Helen Ward: Ordering some spots by mail when he worries about his lack thereof, a young guinea fowl is surprised by his delivery, which contains spots of various sizes, colors, and patterns.



“Mail Mix Up” from Pirate Sheep DVD

Duck offers to help Kangaroo deliver the mail to his WordFriends, and causes chaos when he accidentally delivers the wrong letters to everyone.

Preschool Storytime, Pasadena Central Library, 8/20/2016

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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