Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Astrid Lindgren -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren on 08 Nov 2007. Astrid Lindgren ( 14 Nov 1907 -28 Jan 2002 ) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays. She is best known for her Children’s book series like Pippi Longstocking, Emili i Lonnerberga, SixBullerby Children and for Children’s Fantasy novels like Mio, My Son, Ronia the robber’s daughter etc. She is said to be the world’s 18th most translated author and fourth-most translated children’s writer after Enid Blyton, Hans Andersen and Brothers Grimm. This was a joint issue with Sweden.

Her portrait features on Swedish 20 Kronor Note in 2015 along with the Character Pippi.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN
GERMANY 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN
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SWEDEN 20 KRONER NOTE ON ASTRID LINDGREN AND PIPPI

Sweden issued an 11Kr miniature sheet to commemorate 100th Birth Anniversary of Astrid Lindgren.

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SWEDEN 2007 -ASTRID LINDGREN

 

 

 

Two Men and the Bear – Children’s Stories – Sri Lanka 2008.

Two men and Bear – Children’s Stories – Sri Lanka 2008.

Sri Lanka Post issued a  stamp during Lanka Philex 2008 stamp Exhibition on 05 Dec 2008. The Five rupees stamp featured scenes from a Children’s story -Two Men and the Bear. A Block from a sheet is listed. The sheet contained 20 stamps -the size of the stamp is 72x30mm.

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SRI LANKA 2008 -CHILDREN’S STORIES -TWO MEN AND THE BEAR.