Royal Mail has released a new stamp collection…
The stamps, based on the popular Ladybird books. will bring about a strong sense of nostalgia for many.
Titles from the Key Words Reading Scheme and Early Tales and Rhymes are included in the stamp collection, as are popular books from: Adventures from History; Well-loved Tales; Hobbies and How it Works; People at Work; Nature and Conservation and Achievements.
The selection of the covers for the stamps represents the work of some of the best known artists, like John Kenney (Adventures from History series) and Eric Winter (Cinderella).
Royal Mail spokesman 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.”