People identify with the different character traits, and we hope these stamps will brighten up the sending and receiving of mail.” The stamps are available from 20 October at and 7,000 Post Officebranches across the UK and by calling 03457 641 641.
o Roger Hargreaves used magic marker pens to create his characteristically bold style of drawing.
Men characters might never have been created, had it not been for that perfectly timed question some 17 years earlier, decided to take over the reins of the family business.
Adam Hargreaves said: “I feel incredibly proud and I think my father would have been equally proud and really chuffed.
He always liked to leave the illustration of a character’s expression until a new working day, to start the day on a happy note.
o Roger Hargreaves makes a special cameo appearance in two of his books? Did you know that he has a television and a grandfather clock in his wormhole? Men and Little Misses celebrated their 40th anniversary by rolling out the red carpet for o Mr.
It’s a real accolade for the Mr Men and Little Miss characters to be on a Royal Mail stamp.” Philip Parker, Royal Mail, said: “The Mr.
Men and Little Miss characters are a worldwide phenomenon.
For more information please contact: Royal Mail Stamps Natasha Ayivor Royal Mail Press Office 100 Victoria Embankment London EC4Y 0HQ Tel: 020 7449 8250 Mobile: 07436 [email protected] to Editors: About Royal Mail Special Stamps For more than 50 years Royal Mail’s Special Stamp programme has commemorated anniversaries and celebrated events relevant to UK heritage and life.
A decade after the publication of the first titles in the Mr.
Men series, Hargreaves began writing the Little Miss stories, and in September 1981 readers were introduced to 13 new personalities, including Following Roger Hargreaves’ premature death in 1988, his son, Adam, for whom the Mr.
Boys and girls who love the Mr Men and Little Miss will adore appearing in their own Silly Birthday book alongside such favourites as Mr. This is an extra-large gift book for extra silliness.
Today, there are an estimated 2.5 million stamp collectors and gift givers in the UK and millions worldwide.Her Majesty The Queen approves all UK stamp designs before they are issued.