Royal Mail issues special stamps to celebrate the golden age of Ladybird books

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Issue: A new set of stamps featuring images of the popular Ladybird books that helped generations of children learn to read is to be issued ROYAL MAIL/PA WIRE
Issue: A new set of stamps featuring images of the popular Ladybird books that helped generations of children learn to read is to be issued ROYAL MAIL/PA WIRE
13 September 2017 2:46PM

NEW stamps featuring images of the popular much-loved Ladybird books that helped generations of children learn to read have been revealed today.

The new stamp issue from the Royal Mail features titles from the Key Words Reading Scheme and Early Tales and Rhymes books, as well as popular books from the Adventures from History, Well-loved Tales, Hobbies and How it Works, People at Work, Nature and Conservation and Achievements series.

Royal Mail spokesperson, Philip Parker, said: "Reading Ladybird Books became something of a rite of passage for children from the 1950s onwards, and our new stamps celebrate the iconic series that generations have loved and grown up with."

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