Books with Dustjackets That Transform into Envelopes

Jeff O'Neal

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Passing a great book on to someone else is one of the book lover’s central pleasures. Mailbooks for Good, a project by Random House Australia, is a series of paperback titles that have dustjackets that transform into mailing envelopes. Once you are done reading one of the books and you are ready to part with it, simply fold the dust jacket into an envelope and drop in it the mail. And here’s the really cool part: the books get mailed to literacy charities who redistribute the books to those who need them.

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Check out this video for an overview of how the project works:



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