Today’s marking of Edward Lear’s 203rd birthday 12 May 2015, celebrating this pioneering wildlife illustrator and creator of nonsense verse, celebrates his nonsense botany:
A beautiful little something from our collection, using the 1988 centenary stamps and a great Owl and Pussycat postmark!
If you want to find out more about using postage stamps within teaching, check out the blog posts and links on our Darwin200 stamp zoo website blog
Find out more about Edward Lear, his famous poems and teaching and literacy ideas on the links and previous posts of this blog.
Happy Birthday Mr Lear!
Mark Norris, Newquay Zoo