Sunday, August 25, 2013

Stamps Celebrate Children's Books

From Publisher's Weekly: a Round-up of USPS Stamps related to Children's Books

1993: Youth Classics, illustrated by Jim Lamb
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin (1903)
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (1935)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (1885)
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (1868)
2004: Theodor Seuss Geisel
A stamp issued for the 100th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s birth showed him (in a 1987 photo) with characters from four of his books--ABOVE: (l. to r.): the Cat in the Hat (1957), the Grinch from How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957), the Glotz (or perhaps a Klotz) from Oh Say Can You Say? (1979), and the Skritz, the anonymous “young fellow,” and the Skrink from I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollew (1965). The stamp pane border showed fish from One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish (1960).

2006: Favorite Children’s Book Animals series
Wilbur from Charlotte’s Web (1952), illus. by Garth Williams
Curious George from Curious George Flies a Kite (1958), illus. by H.A. Rey
A Wild Thing from Where the Wild Things Are (1963), illus. by Maurice Sendak
Fox from Fox in Socks (1965), illus. by Dr. Seuss
Frederick from Frederick (1967), illus. by Leo Lionni
The caterpillar from The Very Hungry Caterpillar (1969), illus. by Eric Carle
Maisy from Maisy’s ABC (1995), illus. by Lucy Cousins
Olivia from Olivia (2000), illus. by Ian Falconer

HT: Carol Thomas

1 comment:

Amy Pabalan said...

Oh, dear. Now I have to find these. Must. Have.