FDC: Ladybird Books from the UK

This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the first steps of a wonderful pastime and life skill for many children: Ladybird Books. These books help children learn to read and introduce them to the world around them.


Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 14th September 2017 (first day cover)

Stamp Details

Top row, left to right

  • Adventures from History
  • Well-Loved Tales
  • Key Words Reading Scheme
  • Early Tales and Rhymes

Bottom row, left to right

  • Hobbies and How It Works
  • People at Work
  • Nature and Conservation
  • Achievements

Further Reading

The insert to the cover provides a history of the publishing company that brought Ladybird books to children across the country. Click the image below for easier reading.


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