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Europa 2011 – Guernsey

Europa 2011 - Guernsey
Guernsey post issued a set of Europa stamp with theme of Forests, which has been chosen by Post Europ to reflect that 2011 has been declared the International Year of Forests.

The stamps depicts a brand new story book titled Penny and the Dragon, which sees the return of our fictional heroine Penny the Postie, illustrated and written by her creator Keith Robinson.

Having helped a pirate recover his ship from the mean Captain Bully Bones in her first ever adventure last year, Penny embarks on a new journey when she encounters a strange postbox on Forest Road, which contains only a small green parcel. When she reaches in for the parcel, something strange happens and Penny finds herself in an enchanted forest. Ever the diligent post lady, Penny sets off to deliver the parcel to its addressee: The Dragon, at Dragon’s Lair.

This wonderful story will delight children and adults alike, as our Guernsey heroine finds herself helping a knight called Sir Titch as she makes her way to the dragon’s lair. She hears tales of the dragon’s meanness from elves, fairies and trolls, but all is not what it seems and there is a small surprise in store.

Title: Europa 2011 – Guernsey
Date of Issue: 4 May 2011
Country: Guernsey
Denominations: 45p, 52p, £2

Source: www.guernseystamps.com

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