Roald Dahl’s Stories Celebrated on Stamps

Who hasn’t been swept away into the magical world of Roald Dahl? Who wasn’t overjoyed for Charlie when he found that last golden ticket and whose imagination wasn’t forever changed when they read the story about a young English orphan boy who encountered six strange insects inside a gigantic peach? You can now buy a special set of six Royal Mail stamps, which show the work of illustrator Quentin Blake whose drawings are synonymous with Dahl’s wonderful stories. The stamps feature six of the author’s best novels including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Twits and Fantastic Mr. Fox.

His daughter Ophelia Dahl said: “I’m so excited that Royal Mail has honoured my father, Roald Dahl, with these stamps. My dad wrote thousands of letters home throughout his life and never dreamed that one day one of his own characters would grace a stamp.”

Royal Mail website
via [Huffington Post UK]

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