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.
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.
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 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.
2. 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.
3. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
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.
4. Alice in Wonderland
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.
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.
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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
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.
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