Monday, January 9, 2012

From BBC News

Roald Dahl stamps honour writer's most popular characters

Stamps celebrating Roald Dahl The stamps feature Quentin Blake's famous illustrations of Dahl's most popular characters

A series of stamps celebrating Roald Dahl's classic children's books have been released by the Royal Mail.

They include illustrations of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Fantastic Mr Fox.

The Cardiff-born author's other books featured on stamps are James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The Twits, The Witches and the BFG.

Ophelia Dahl said her father, who died in 1990, would have been "thrilled" by the tribute.

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