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Topic: How do I post that a book is actually a booklet?

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Subject: How do I post that a book is actually a booklet?
Date Posted: 10/9/2011 10:21 PM ET
Member Since: 3/31/2009
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I have a small bunch of booklets listed for trade.  While they all have ISBN's, they are only 32 pages long.  When I entered their ISBN's to list I didn't notice anywhere to add my own information about it.  They are listed as paperbacks, which they are, but due to the number of pages, paperback booklets.  What should I do?

Someone requested two from me.  I pm'd her to let her know that these are booklets and told her how many pages there are.  I also asked if she still wished to have these.

Date Posted: 10/9/2011 10:34 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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The number of pages must be included in the book description.

You can add information on the book data edit form under "More Options.".  (It will take several days until a volunteer updates the details page.)



  • Leaflets = non-children's books with less than 20 pages
  • Booklets = non-children's books with less than 50 pages


  • Leaflet/pamphlets/booklets with ISBNs may be posted
    • if so, the number of pages must be included in the item description.
  • Children's books do not count as booklets or leaflets, even if they are short.
    • Children's books can be expected to have short pagelengths and the booklet/leaflet designations do not apply.

Last Edited on: 10/9/11 10:44 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 10/10/2011 9:24 AM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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If you look under Mor Options under the book's page there is an Edit Data button. That's where you can submit page count, book dimensions, book description (what the book is about not your copy's condition) and other info. 

If it's those little cookbook leaflets from the supermarket then they probably aren't postable even if they have an ISBN and the system recognizes them.  They generally have ads and coupons which makes them uneligible for media mail.