Get Started: Stamp Collecting for Canadian Kids

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Kids Can Press, 1996 - Stamp collecting - 40 pages
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Did you know that a 12-year-old boy discovered the world's rarest stamp? Or that the youngest person to design a stamp was just 5 years old? Written for young Canadian stamp enthusiasts, Stamp Collecting shows beginners how to turn a pile of stamps into a real collection. It also explains where to find stamps, how to take care of them and what the pros look for when buying stamps. Plus, there are lots of suggestions for ways to find out more about stamps, to build a collection and to meet other collectors.

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Taking Care of Your Stamps
12
Its in the Mail
19
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series; numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series; Why Do Horses Have Manes?; What Did Dinosaurs Eat?; and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.

Bill Slavin is an award-winning children's book illustrator with over 50 books to his credit. His works include Stanley?s Party and The Bear on the Bed. He lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

Esperanša Melo is an artist and illustrator. She lives in Millbrook, Ontario.

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