World Book Day

For all of you with kids, it’s that time of year again, when we need to think about dressing the little darlings in their favourite fictional book character. World Book Day is taking place on Thursday 1st March 2018.


World Book Day

What is World Book Day

World Book Day is all about celebrating books and reading and encouraging our younger members of society to participate. Your children will be given National Book Tokens, enabling them to choose their very own new book to read, unlocking the creativity and imagination of their mind in a way that digital screens cannot accomplish.

Dressing Up

Here is your very quick and simple hassle free guide full of ideas on what to dress up as, and where to get your kids outfit from.

1 Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz


Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz


Dorothy Gale is the fictional character created by L. Frank Baum She first appears in Baum’s classic children’s novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and reappears in most of its sequels.
Dorothy is a young girl who lives on a farm in Kansas with her dog Toto. One day, Dorothy and Toto are caught up in a cyclone that deposits her farmhouse into the magical Land of Oz.

The Wizard of Oz Dorothy – B&M

Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz

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The Wizard of Oz Dorothy – Asda

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2. Little Red Riding Hood


Little Red Riding Hood


Little Red Riding Hood, whose origins can be traced back to the 10th century is a fairy tale about a young girl, her grandmother, and a Big Bad Wolf.

Red Riding Hood – B&M

Little Red Riding Hood B&M

World Book Day – Red Riding Hood Outfit – £7.99

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Little Red Riding Hood – Asda

Little Red Riding Hood Asda

World Book Day – Little Red Riding Hood Outfit – £13

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3. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory


willy wonka novel by Roald Dahl


Willy Wonka is a fictional character in Roald Dahl’s 1964 children’s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The holders of five coveted “golden tickets” are given a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world.

Willy Wonka – Primark

Willy Wonka Primark

World Book Day – Willy Wonka Outfit – £12

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Willy Wonka – Wilko

Willy Wonka Wilko

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Willky Wonka – Asda

Willky Wonka Asda

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4. Alice in Wonderland


Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll


Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson over the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.
Alice’s life takes a turn for the unexpected when she returns to the magical Underland and tumbles down a hole after a white rabbit.

Alice in Wonderland – B&M

Alice in Wonderland B&M

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Alice in Wonderland – Primark

Alice in wonderland primark

World Book Day – Alice in Wonderland Outfit – £12

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5. Matilda


Matilda by Roald Dahl


Matilda is a book by British writer Roald Dahl. It was published in 1988 by Jonathan Cape in London, with 232 pages and illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Matilda Wormwood is a gifted girl who is forced to put up with crude and distant parents, as well as an evil principal at school.

Matilda – Wilko

Matilda Wiko

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Matilda – Asda

Matilda Outfit Asda

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6.Gangsta Granny


Gangsta Granny


A hilarious novel from David Walliams, that became the number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay with the most boring granny ever. But granny has a past that is not so boring after all.

Gangsta Granny – Asda

Gangsta Granny Asda

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7. The Gruffalo


The Gruffalo


The Gruffalo is a children’s book created by writer Julia Donaldson. It was first published in 1999.
It’s a story about the worlds best loved monster and his encounters with a little brown mouse.

The Gruffalo – Asda

The Gruffalo Asda

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8. Queen of Hearts


Queen of hearts


Another fictional character from the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by the writer Lewis Carroll.
The queen of hearts is a foul-tempered monarch who loves to dish out death sentences at the slightest offence.

Queen of Hearts – B&M

Queen of Hearts B&M

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9. The BFG




Another Roald Dahl novel first published in 1982.
Sophie has the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant.

The BFG – Wilko

BFG Wilko

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World Book Day Competition

roahl dahl competition

WIN Roald Dahl – 15 Books Collection Pack – Worth over £98

There are no other authors quite like Roald Dahl. A supreme storyteller with a wicked sense of humour, his characters and stories are timeless and unforgettable. With striking new artwork to celebrate the Roald Dahl 100 celebrations and a keepsake slipcase featuring Quentin Blake’s iconic illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all Dahl’s classic children’s novels. From Mr. Hoppy and Mrs Silver to Mr & Mrs Twit; and from giant peaches to magic medicines; this is a collection bursting with unique characters, hilarious situations and unforgettable storylines – as well as Dahl’s wicked sense of humour. An essential addition to any bookshelf, the likes of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches and Fantastic Mr Fox have shocked, excited and entertained generations of children and now’s your chance to own them all – whatever your age!

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