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UK world’s best selling children author on Gibraltar stamps

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For the Europa 2010 ‘Children’s Books’ set of stamps, Gibraltar has issued a magnificent set of 4 featuring Roald Dahl Books on the 15th May 2010

Roald Dahl was born in Wales 1916 to Norwegian parents. The first book Roald Dahl and illustrator Quentin Blake worked upon together was THE ENORMOUS CROCODILE. The two soon became firm friends, cementing one of the most eye-catching and distinctive collaborations in children’s literature.

Roald Dahl is the UK world best selling author of children books with any of his books having been turned into movies during recent years. The stamps all feature original illustrations by Quentin Blake as were produced for the original books. The books featured on the stamps are the children’s favourites 1) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG “Big Friendly Giant” The Twits and Matilda.

Roald Dahl died in 1990. His work has been published in over 40 languages and today are considered a modern classic.

The stamps are very colourful and will appeal to collectors of all ages.

UK world's best selling children author on Gibraltar stamps, 5.0 out of 5 based on 6 ratings

published May 15th, 2010