The Postal Service issued a 32-cent Helping Children Learn commemorative stamp in a self-adhesive pane of twenty on February 18, 1997, in Washington, DC.
Designed by Chris Van Allsburg of Providence, Rhode Island, the stamp features an adult helping to educate a child. The designer has won two Caldecott Medals and is considered one of the nation's best children's book illustrators.
The stamp was printed by Avery Dennison in the gravure process
Postal Bulletin (January 16, 1997).