World Book Day celebrations - can you spot your child in our gallery?

Woodton Primary School had a fantastic day dressing up along the theme of Into the Woods for World B

Woodton Primary School had a fantastic day dressing up along the theme of Into the Woods for World Book Day. Even Jen and Buttercup the schools guinea pigs joined in. Picture: Woodton Primary School - Credit: Woodton Primary School

An array of colourful costumes have been gracing Norfolk's school corridors today as teachers and pupils have dressed up to celebrate World Book Day.

Darcy Andrews, five, as Hedwig for Attleborough Primary School's Witches and Wizardry theme for Worl

Darcy Andrews, five, as Hedwig for Attleborough Primary School's Witches and Wizardry theme for World Book Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2020

From classic much-loved novels such as Mary Poppins and Roald Dahl books to more recent stories such as Dog Man Unleashed and Gansta Granny, children have been dressing up as their favourite book characters. The 23rd World Book Day is an annual celebration of authors, books, illustrators and a love of reading.

The registered charity, World Book Day, is on a mission to ensure that every child and young person across the globe owns their own book. Designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, World Book Day, is marked in over 100 countries. The organisers have sent packs of book tokens and age-ranged World Book Day resource packs to registered schools to help support a love of reading in schools.

For the chance to see photos of your child featured in our World Book Day story online (and in the newspapers), please send your photos to us at photosupp@archant.co.uk

Cody Andrews, two, of Attleborough, as Batman for World Book Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Cody Andrews, two, of Attleborough, as Batman for World Book Day. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2020


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Cooper, aged 4, celebrates World Book Day 2020 dressed as Willy Wonka from Charlie and the Chocolate

Cooper, aged 4, celebrates World Book Day 2020 dressed as Willy Wonka from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Picture: Amy Edye - Credit: Amy Edye

Jack, aged 6, Liam, aged 11, and Matty, aged 9, ready for a day at Hogwarts for World Book Day 2020.

Jack, aged 6, Liam, aged 11, and Matty, aged 9, ready for a day at Hogwarts for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Nicola Gillies - Credit: Nicola Gillies

Lewis, aged 4, dressed as Thomas the Tank Engine for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Matthew Ulph

Lewis, aged 4, dressed as Thomas the Tank Engine for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Matthew Ulph - Credit: Matthew Ulph

Ruby, aged 9, her school are dressing as adjectives for World Book Day 2020 so she is dressed as Sle

Ruby, aged 9, her school are dressing as adjectives for World Book Day 2020 so she is dressed as Sleepy. Picture: Tracey Black - Credit: Tracey Black

Daisy, aged 5, dressed as Captain Marvel for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Daisy, aged 5, dressed as Captain Marvel for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tsveta Heary - Credit: Tsveta Heary

Aime, aged 5, dressed as Rainbow Fish for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Zoe Cole

Aime, aged 5, dressed as Rainbow Fish for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Zoe Cole - Credit: Zoe Cole

Alfie, aged 8, dressed as Greg from The Diary of a Wimpy Kid to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Pictu

Alfie, aged 8, dressed as Greg from The Diary of a Wimpy Kid to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Mercer - Credit: Lisa Mercer

Frank, aged 6, dressed as the Joker for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tsveta Heary

Frank, aged 6, dressed as the Joker for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tsveta Heary - Credit: Tsveta Heary

Maddison, aged 3, dressed as Silvermist from Tinkerbell to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Picture: J

Maddison, aged 3, dressed as Silvermist from Tinkerbell to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Picture: Jade Butler - Credit: Jade Butler

Eliza, aged 5, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Picture: C

Eliza, aged 5, dressed as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz to celebrate World Book Day 2020. Picture: Clive Jolly - Credit: Clive Jolly

Katy Naylor and Holly Bailey, both aged 9 and dressed as Gansta Grannies, on the way to Little Plums

Katy Naylor and Holly Bailey, both aged 9 and dressed as Gansta Grannies, on the way to Little Plumstead Primary School on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Jane Naylor - Credit: Jane Naylor

Kirsty, aged 8, as Mary Poppins for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Penny Springall

Kirsty, aged 8, as Mary Poppins for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Penny Springall - Credit: Penny Springall

Maddison, aged 8, as an Oompa Lumpa for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kelly Humphreys

Maddison, aged 8, as an Oompa Lumpa for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kelly Humphreys - Credit: Kelly Humphreys

Poppy, aged 8, and Lottie, aged 4, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sarah Collins

Poppy, aged 8, and Lottie, aged 4, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sarah Collins - Credit: Sarah Collins

April, aged 8, dressed as Gansta Granny for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lesley Hurn

April, aged 8, dressed as Gansta Granny for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lesley Hurn - Credit: Lesley Hurn

Rosie, aged 3, dressed as Cinderella for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Skinner

Rosie, aged 3, dressed as Cinderella for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Skinner - Credit: Lisa Skinner

Tatiya, aged 6, dressed as the Sugarplum Fairy from the Nutcracker for World Book Day 2020. Picture:

Tatiya, aged 6, dressed as the Sugarplum Fairy from the Nutcracker for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Skinner - Credit: Lisa Skinner

Metiyam, aged 8, dressed as Hetty Feather for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Skinner

Metiyam, aged 8, dressed as Hetty Feather for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Skinner - Credit: Lisa Skinner

Eleanor, aged 5, dressed as Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Annabe

Eleanor, aged 5, dressed as Luna Lovegood from Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Annabel Tyrrell - Credit: Annabel Tyrrell

Isabelle Isgate, aged 9, dressed as Medusa for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Ezme Isgate

Isabelle Isgate, aged 9, dressed as Medusa for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Ezme Isgate - Credit: Ezme Isgate

Sophia, aged 9, and Matthew, aged 7, with his spotty dog for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Cheryl Ch

Sophia, aged 9, and Matthew, aged 7, with his spotty dog for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Cheryl Chapman - Credit: Cheryl Chapman

Joshua Hannant, aged 6, dressed as the Stick Man for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Claire Murphy

Joshua Hannant, aged 6, dressed as the Stick Man for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Claire Murphy - Credit: Claire Murphy

Emily Hannant, aged 4, dressed as Princess Belle from Beauty and the Beast for World Book Day 2020.

Emily Hannant, aged 4, dressed as Princess Belle from Beauty and the Beast for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Claire Murphy - Credit: Claire Murphy

Lily, aged 5, dressed as Lara Croft for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sally Howe

Lily, aged 5, dressed as Lara Croft for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sally Howe - Credit: Sally Howe

Niamh James Drennan, aged 7, dressed as Dog Man for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tammie James

Niamh James Drennan, aged 7, dressed as Dog Man for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tammie James - Credit: Tammie James

Isla, aged 6, dressed as the Snail and the Whale for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Michelle Bennett

Isla, aged 6, dressed as the Snail and the Whale for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Michelle Bennett - Credit: Michelle Bennett

Evie-Grace, aged 7, as Fern from Charlotte's Web for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Philippa James

Evie-Grace, aged 7, as Fern from Charlotte's Web for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Philippa James - Credit: Philippa James

Ellis, aged 6, dressed as Giraffes Can't Dance and Jake, aged 10, as Willy Wonka for World Book Day

Ellis, aged 6, dressed as Giraffes Can't Dance and Jake, aged 10, as Willy Wonka for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Michelle Betts - Credit: Michelle Betts

Ethan, aged 7, as Kylo Ren and Jenson, aged 1, as Peter Pan for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Laura

Ethan, aged 7, as Kylo Ren and Jenson, aged 1, as Peter Pan for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Laura Hawkie-Chapman - Credit: Laura Hawkie-Chapman

Henley, aged 5, dressed up as Dennis the Menace for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bianca Wadsworth

Henley, aged 5, dressed up as Dennis the Menace for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bianca Wadsworth - Credit: Bianca Wadsworth

Bella, aged 5, dressed as Anna from Frozen for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sofie Ramsay

Bella, aged 5, dressed as Anna from Frozen for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sofie Ramsay - Credit: Sofie Ramsay

Lilly, aged 8, and Grace, aged 10, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Hall

Lilly, aged 8, and Grace, aged 10, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Hall - Credit: Lisa Hall

Jayden, aged 6, dressed as Super Mario for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Eleanor Allen

Jayden, aged 6, dressed as Super Mario for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Eleanor Allen - Credit: Eleanor Allen

Tilly, aged 4, dressed as Dobby from the Harry Potter books for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kirsty

Tilly, aged 4, dressed as Dobby from the Harry Potter books for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kirsty Rand - Credit: Kirsty Rand

Alyssa, aged 10, dressed as the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland for World Book Day 2020. Picture

Alyssa, aged 10, dressed as the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Deanna Roxby - Credit: Deanna Roxby

Dakota, aged 3, dressed as Thor for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bianca Wadsworth

Dakota, aged 3, dressed as Thor for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bianca Wadsworth - Credit: Bianca Wadsworth

Mason, aged 5, dressed as Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrrell

Mason, aged 5, dressed as Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrrell - Credit: Tori Tyrrell

Mia, aged 7, dressed as Gangsta Granny for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Natalie Summerfield

Mia, aged 7, dressed as Gangsta Granny for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Natalie Summerfield - Credit: Natalie Summerfield

Jensen, aged 5, dressed as Woody from Toy Story for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Tylee-Clarke

Jensen, aged 5, dressed as Woody from Toy Story for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Lisa Tylee-Clarke - Credit: Lisa Tylee-Clarke

Jayden, aged 5, and Hannah, aged 3, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sarah Latrer

Jayden, aged 5, and Hannah, aged 3, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sarah Latrer - Credit: Sarah Latrer

Matildah, aged 7, dressed as Bernard from No Bot for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Gemma Walker

Matildah, aged 7, dressed as Bernard from No Bot for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Gemma Walker - Credit: Gemma Walker

Lola, aged 7, and Eva, aged 6, dressed as Disney princesses for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Charlo

Lola, aged 7, and Eva, aged 6, dressed as Disney princesses for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Charlotte Betts - Credit: Charlotte Betts

Logan, aged 9, dressed as Batman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrell

Logan, aged 9, dressed as Batman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrell - Credit: Tori Tyrell

Beau, aged 3, dressed as Batman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Josi White

Beau, aged 3, dressed as Batman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Josi White - Credit: Josi White

Maxamus, aged 6, dressed as Spiderman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrell

Maxamus, aged 6, dressed as Spiderman for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Tori Tyrell - Credit: Tori Tyrell

Eren, aged 8, dressed as Where's Wally? for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Laura Stainthorp

Eren, aged 8, dressed as Where's Wally? for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Laura Stainthorp - Credit: Laura Stainthorp

Gracie, aged 8 as Hermione Granger, Frankie, aged 10 months, as Where's Wally? and Oscar aged 6 as D

Gracie, aged 8 as Hermione Granger, Frankie, aged 10 months, as Where's Wally? and Oscar aged 6 as Darth Vadar for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Miranda Ward - Credit: Miranda Ward

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favour

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favourite character for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Poplars Primary School - Credit: Poplars Primary School

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favour

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favourite character for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Poplars Primary School - Credit: Poplars Primary School

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favour

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favourite character for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Poplars Primary School - Credit: Poplars Primary School

Gresham’s marked World Book Day 2020 with a book exchange, writing competition, dressing up as favou

Gresham’s marked World Book Day 2020 with a book exchange, writing competition, dressing up as favourite book characters, a literary inspired bake off, book parade and taking time to revisit our favourite books. Picture: Gresham's School - Credit: Gresham's School

Alfie, aged 4, as Peter Pan and Charlie, aged 6, Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Holl

Alfie, aged 4, as Peter Pan and Charlie, aged 6, Harry Potter for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Hollie Stearman - Credit: Hollie Stearman

Faith, aged 11, loves reading all is especially interested in Greek Mythology so she dressed as Medu

Faith, aged 11, loves reading all is especially interested in Greek Mythology so she dressed as Medusa for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Rachel Osborne - Credit: Rachel Osborne

Imogen, aged 8, dressed as Matilda for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Leza Bales

Imogen, aged 8, dressed as Matilda for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Leza Bales - Credit: Leza Bales

Kieran, aged 9, and Emily, aged 4, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Michelle Ward

Kieran, aged 9, and Emily, aged 4, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Michelle Ward - Credit: Michelle Ward

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favour

Poplars Primary School's school council have ran a caompetition to decorate a potato as their favourite character for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Poplars Primary School - Credit: Poplars Primary School

Gresham’s marked World Book Day 2020 with a book exchange, writing competition, dressing up as favou

Gresham’s marked World Book Day 2020 with a book exchange, writing competition, dressing up as favourite book characters, a literary inspired bake off, book parade and taking time to revisit our favourite books. Picture: Gresham's School - Credit: Gresham's School

Great Ellingham Primary School pupils dressed up potatoes as their favourite characters to celebrate

Great Ellingham Primary School pupils dressed up potatoes as their favourite characters to celebrate World Book Day 2020 to avoid the cost and waste of costumes, whilst maintaining a focus upon reading. Picture: Great Ellingham Primary School - Credit: Great Ellingham Primary School

Lydia, aged 8, chose to dress as Jane Goodall for World Book Day 2020 and has been inspired to raise

Lydia, aged 8, chose to dress as Jane Goodall for World Book Day 2020 and has been inspired to raise money to help koalas in Australia. Picture: Louise M-Ford - Credit: Louise M-Ford

Brooke, aged 4, as Little Miss Riding Hood on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sam Barber

Brooke, aged 4, as Little Miss Riding Hood on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sam Barber - Credit: Sam Barber

Isla, aged 8, dressed as Belle from the Belle and Boo books, with her brother Bradley, aged 6, dress

Isla, aged 8, dressed as Belle from the Belle and Boo books, with her brother Bradley, aged 6, dressed as Owen from Jurassic Park celebrating World Book Day 2020. Picture: Katie Thomson - Credit: Katie Thomson

Leo, aged 6, as Willy Wonka and Finlay, aged 5, dressed as the Gruffalo celebrate Finlay's birthday

Leo, aged 6, as Willy Wonka and Finlay, aged 5, dressed as the Gruffalo celebrate Finlay's birthday and World Book Day 2020. Picture: Jessica Hagan - Credit: Jessica Hagan

Ava, aged 7, from Tuckswood had to dressed up as Royal as she had to dress as an adjective for schoo

Ava, aged 7, from Tuckswood had to dressed up as Royal as she had to dress as an adjective for school on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kim Weston - Credit: Kim Weston

Logan, aged 9, dressed as Mr Fantastic Fox for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sam Barber

Logan, aged 9, dressed as Mr Fantastic Fox for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Sam Barber - Credit: Sam Barber

Pupils and staff at Howard Junior School in King's Lynn celebrated World Book Day 2020 with fancy dr

Pupils and staff at Howard Junior School in King's Lynn celebrated World Book Day 2020 with fancy dress, a giant readathon and a treasure hunt. Picture: Howard Junior School - Credit: Archant

Pupils and staff at Howard Junior School in King's Lynn celebrated World Book Day 2020 with fancy dr

Pupils and staff at Howard Junior School in King's Lynn celebrated World Book Day 2020 with fancy dress, a giant readathon and a treasure hunt. Picture: Howard Junior School - Credit: Archant

Miles, aged 7, made his papermachie head to be Diary of a Wimpy Kid on World Book Day 2020. Picture:

Miles, aged 7, made his papermachie head to be Diary of a Wimpy Kid on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Stacey Preston - Credit: Stacey Preston

Melissa, aged 7, dressed as Paddington for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Charlotte Dawe

Melissa, aged 7, dressed as Paddington for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Charlotte Dawe - Credit: Charlotte Dawe

Brody Clark, aged 7, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Donna Hunt

Brody Clark, aged 7, dressed up for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Donna Hunt - Credit: Donna Hunt

Jude, aged 4, dressed as Mr Tickle for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Hannah Geddes

Jude, aged 4, dressed as Mr Tickle for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Hannah Geddes - Credit: Hannah Geddes

Tyler Mann, aged 4, as Harry Potter on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kayla Mann

Tyler Mann, aged 4, as Harry Potter on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Kayla Mann - Credit: Kayla Mann

Sienna, aged 4, dressed as The Tiger Who Came For Tea on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Siân Jeffries

Sienna, aged 4, dressed as The Tiger Who Came For Tea on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Siân Jeffries - Credit: Siân Jeffries

Eva, aged 3, was visited by The Tiger Who Came To Tea on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Joanna Wilkin

Eva, aged 3, was visited by The Tiger Who Came To Tea on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Joanna Wilkinson - Credit: Joanna Wilkinson

On World Book Day 2020, Bertram Group in Norwich visited four local schools as well as the N&N Child

On World Book Day 2020, Bertram Group in Norwich visited four local schools as well as the N&N Children's Ward in fancy dress to donate books and other goodies to the children. Picture: Bertram Group - Credit: Bertram Group

Jensen, aged 9, as Robin Hood and Brooke, aged 7, as Matilda for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Emily

Jensen, aged 9, as Robin Hood and Brooke, aged 7, as Matilda for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Emily Hollingworth - Credit: Emily Hollingworth

Staff dressed up for World Book Day 2020 at Burnham Market Nursery School. Picture: Burnham Market N

Staff dressed up for World Book Day 2020 at Burnham Market Nursery School. Picture: Burnham Market Nursery School - Credit: Burnham Market Nursery School

Scarlett-Rose, aged 6, as That’s Not My Flamingo! on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Melanie Lodge

Scarlett-Rose, aged 6, as That’s Not My Flamingo! on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Melanie Lodge - Credit: Melanie Lodge

Archie, aged 6, dressed as the Gruffalo on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Katie Hart-Copsey

Archie, aged 6, dressed as the Gruffalo on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Katie Hart-Copsey - Credit: Katie Hart-Copsey

Darrion, aged 6 and Lian, aged 9, dressed up for World Book Day 2020 in America, there mum is from N

Darrion, aged 6 and Lian, aged 9, dressed up for World Book Day 2020 in America, there mum is from Norwich. Picture: Natasha Diaz - Credit: Natasha Diaz

Scarlett-Rose, aged 6, as That’s Not My Flamingo! on World Book Day 2020. Picture: c

Scarlett-Rose, aged 6, as That’s Not My Flamingo! on World Book Day 2020. Picture: c - Credit: Stacey Preston

Leo, aged 4, dressed as the dragon from Room on the Broom for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Donna Sm

Leo, aged 4, dressed as the dragon from Room on the Broom for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Donna Smith - Credit: Donna Smith

Ella, aged 6, as Snow White and Kaya, aged 9, as Greg from The Diary of a Wimpy Kid for World Book D

Ella, aged 6, as Snow White and Kaya, aged 9, as Greg from The Diary of a Wimpy Kid for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Becky Sari - Credit: Becky Sari

Two home schooled sisters volunteered to share the gift of reading with the residents of St Michael'

Two home schooled sisters volunteered to share the gift of reading with the residents of St Michael's Court Care Home rather than dress up on World Book Day 2020. Picture: Aimee Fowler - Credit: Aimee Fowler

Charlie, aged 5, dressed as Mr Whiskers from Enchanted Wood for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bex Wr

Charlie, aged 5, dressed as Mr Whiskers from Enchanted Wood for World Book Day 2020. Picture: Bex Wright - Credit: Bex Wright

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