China Post is to release a special stamp to celebrate World Reading Day, which falls on Saturday. World Reading Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers taking action to show the world that the right to literacy belongs to all people.
To get excited for World Reading Day and to rev up your read aloud routine at any time of the year StampNews.com invites our readers to appreciate this original stamp dedicated to World Reading Day.
The commemorative stamp, with a face value of 1.2 yuan ($0.19), is made with special technology and printed in four-character Braille with symbols meaning "nationwide reading". It is the second set of touchable Braille stamps in China.
On the left side of the book cover depicted on the stamp are words from the Chinese classic, Three-Character Classic. The words surround a stairway portrayed on the stamp.
The stamp is printed with fluorescence ink, so it can be seen at night under ultraviolet light. The large version of the stamp has a QR code for the National Digital Library of China. You can enjoy the convenience of digital reading by scanning the code.