Kids love to collect stuff! This fun series introduces young readers to cool collections in an easy-to-read format. Each book contains facts about collecting that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of collecting which includes: - Background history of collection topic - What makes a collection - How to start a collection - How to add to a collection - How to organize, store and care for a collection - Full-color Photographs of Collectables, Materials & Techniques - Close-up Detail Photos and Callouts - Tips and Sidebar Information - Material Lists - Glossary and Index - ResourcesThis book contains facts about collecting stamps that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection.
Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes background history of stamps, famous stamp collectors like Franklin D. Roosevelt, types of collections, types of stamps such as definitive, commemorative, special, semipostals and Cinderella stamps, research and resources, the best places to find, buy or trade stamps, how to grade a stamp, and how to organize, store and care for a stamp collection. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title."The direct text is accompanied by lots of color photos . . . budding collectors will find much here to get them started."
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