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Can you spot yourself in our gallery for World Book Day?

PUBLISHED: 16:16 09 March 2018 | UPDATED: 17:48 09 March 2018

Children at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary School

Children at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary School

Bunwell Primary School

A week later than planned, schools across Norfolk are finally celebrating World Book Day.

Children at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary SchoolChildren at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary School

Pupils and staff dressed up as characters from their favourite books, from the Cat in the Hat to Willy Wonka and Harry Potter to Paddington.

The annual event officially took place on Thursday, March 1, but hundreds of schools across the county were left closed after heavy snowfall.

Once things got back to normal, most schools refused to be defeated from the previous bad weather and instead continued to hold World Book Day celebrations. Pupils and parents worked hard to perfect their outfits so it seemed fair not to ruin the fun.

On Thursday and Friday both pupils and staff were able to show off their costumes and spend the day being characters from their favourite stories.

Children at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary SchoolChildren at Bunwell Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Picture: Bunwell Primary School

World Book Day at Dereham Sixth Form College. Picture: Dereham Sixth Form CollegeWorld Book Day at Dereham Sixth Form College. Picture: Dereham Sixth Form College

To celebrate World Book Day II, all the children at Hempnall Primary School brought in their favourite books alongside dressing up as characters. Pictured is Supernova class. Picture: Hempnall Primary SchoolTo celebrate World Book Day II, all the children at Hempnall Primary School brought in their favourite books alongside dressing up as characters. Pictured is Supernova class. Picture: Hempnall Primary School

To celebrate World Book Day II, all the children at Hempnall Primary School brought in their favourite books alongside dressing up as characters. Pictured is Voyager class. Picture: Hempnall Primary SchoolTo celebrate World Book Day II, all the children at Hempnall Primary School brought in their favourite books alongside dressing up as characters. Pictured is Voyager class. Picture: Hempnall Primary School

The children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham HallThe children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

The children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham HallThe children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

The children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham HallThe children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall enjoyed an assembly special book-related activities in their English lessons such as quizzes, book reviews and poetry readings. The teachers read poems and extracts from their favourite books to inspire the children.Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School

World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School

World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School World Book Day at Northgate High School which included a 'Bake Expectations' bake sale and activities in the Learning Hub with the librarian. Picture: Northgate High School

A magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham SprattA magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham Spratt

A magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham SprattA magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham Spratt

A magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham SprattA magical day was had by all at Notre Dame High School's World Book Day. The theme this year was fantasy, with the Year 7, 12 & 13s wearing fantastic fantastical costumes. The staff entered the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the students were all entranced by the magical costumes across the departments. Special mentions go to Bellatrix Lestrange scaring students in the English corridor, a very tall Dobby in Science and the school being led by our very own Albus Dumbledore. Picture: Graham Spratt

Children dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior SchoolChildren dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior School

Children dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior SchoolChildren dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior School

Children dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior SchoolChildren dressed up for World Book Day at Old Catton Junior School. Picture: Old Catton CofE VC Junior School

Staff at Queen's Hill Primary School dressed up for World Book Day last week when the school stayed open in the snow. Picture: Queen's Hill Primary SchoolStaff at Queen's Hill Primary School dressed up for World Book Day last week when the school stayed open in the snow. Picture: Queen's Hill Primary School

Staff at Queen's Hill Primary School dressed up for World Book Day last week when the school stayed open in the snow. Picture: Queen's Hill Primary SchoolStaff at Queen's Hill Primary School dressed up for World Book Day last week when the school stayed open in the snow. Picture: Queen's Hill Primary School

Children dressed up for World Book Day II at Shelton with Hardwick Community School. The children even completed their Forest School essions outside in their costumes today - a hardy bunch! Picture: Shelton with Hardwick Community SchoolChildren dressed up for World Book Day II at Shelton with Hardwick Community School. The children even completed their Forest School essions outside in their costumes today - a hardy bunch! Picture: Shelton with Hardwick Community School

Children dressed up for World Book Day II at Shelton with Hardwick Community School. The children even completed their Forest School essions outside in their costumes today - a hardy bunch! Picture: Shelton with Hardwick Community SchoolChildren dressed up for World Book Day II at Shelton with Hardwick Community School. The children even completed their Forest School essions outside in their costumes today - a hardy bunch! Picture: Shelton with Hardwick Community School

Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School
Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School

Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School
Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School

Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School
Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School

Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School
Taverham Junior School ran a 'book door' competition: every teacher plus the Head, Deputy and the Office Staff had decorated their door to represent a children's bookand the pupils walked around the school trying to decipher what the books were.They had a great time with some children getting all the answers correct. Picture: Taverham VC CE Junior School

Due to the snow Valley Primary had to re-schedule world book day. All the staff and children made an excellent effort and all look amazing. Picture: Valley Primary AcademyDue to the snow Valley Primary had to re-schedule world book day. All the staff and children made an excellent effort and all look amazing. Picture: Valley Primary Academy

Due to the snow Valley Primary had to re-schedule world book day. All the staff and children made an excellent effort and all look amazing. Picture: Valley Primary AcademyDue to the snow Valley Primary had to re-schedule world book day. All the staff and children made an excellent effort and all look amazing. Picture: Valley Primary Academy

Pupils at St Edmund's School celebrating World Book Day. Photo: St Edmund's SchoolPupils at St Edmund's School celebrating World Book Day. Photo: St Edmund's School

Mason Bubb, aged 5 dressed up as Captain Flinn from 'Captain Flinn and Pirate Dinosaurs' by Giles Andreae. Picture: Claire BulmanMason Bubb, aged 5 dressed up as Captain Flinn from 'Captain Flinn and Pirate Dinosaurs' by Giles Andreae. Picture: Claire Bulman

Mollie Speed, aged 11 as Moaning Myrtle from the Harry Potter books. Picture: Jamie SpeedMollie Speed, aged 11 as Moaning Myrtle from the Harry Potter books. Picture: Jamie Speed

Sienna Brown, aged 5, dressed as Little Bo Peep. Picture: Lucy AugoodSienna Brown, aged 5, dressed as Little Bo Peep. Picture: Lucy Augood

Charlie Vincent, aged 10, as Bert from Mary Poppins. Picture: Michaela VincentCharlie Vincent, aged 10, as Bert from Mary Poppins. Picture: Michaela Vincent

Harrison Dron, aged 5, in his Stick Man costume that he helped to make. Picture: Vicky DronHarrison Dron, aged 5, in his Stick Man costume that he helped to make. Picture: Vicky Dron

Analise, aged 7, as the Cat in the Hat. Picture: Collette ConnollyAnalise, aged 7, as the Cat in the Hat. Picture: Collette Connolly

Josh Day, aged 9 with Jasmine, aged 4, and Thomas, aged 5, dressed as Wally, Goldilocks and an Ompa Lumpa. Picture: Emma DayJosh Day, aged 9 with Jasmine, aged 4, and Thomas, aged 5, dressed as Wally, Goldilocks and an Ompa Lumpa. Picture: Emma Day

Twins Holly and Finley, aged 6, dressed up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 for a Dr Seuss themed World Book Day. Picture: Juliette TurnerTwins Holly and Finley, aged 6, dressed up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 for a Dr Seuss themed World Book Day. Picture: Juliette Turner

Joshua Linnell-Gunton, aged 3, dressed as the conductor from the Polar Express with Chloe, aged 7, as Alice in Wonderland. Picture: Angie Linnell-GuntonJoshua Linnell-Gunton, aged 3, dressed as the conductor from the Polar Express with Chloe, aged 7, as Alice in Wonderland. Picture: Angie Linnell-Gunton

Harrison Webb, aged 7,  as Grandpa from Grandpa's Great Escape. Picture: Tori BennisonHarrison Webb, aged 7, as Grandpa from Grandpa's Great Escape. Picture: Tori Bennison

Megan Wood, age 8, dressed as Lucy from 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'. Picture:Megan Wood, age 8, dressed as Lucy from 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'. Picture:

Eden Rose Coombes, aged 5, as the lost penguin from 'Lost and Found'. Picture: Juliet SusannahEden Rose Coombes, aged 5, as the lost penguin from 'Lost and Found'. Picture: Juliet Susannah

Levi, aged 3, as PC Snitch with Lily Blake, aged 6, as Gangster Granny and Ethan, aged 8 as Private Blake with Zion (the 4 month old pup) doubling as their police and army service dog. Picture: Tasha Snitch Levi, aged 3, as PC Snitch with Lily Blake, aged 6, as Gangster Granny and Ethan, aged 8 as Private Blake with Zion (the 4 month old pup) doubling as their police and army service dog. Picture: Tasha Snitch

Big soldier, little soldier and Elsa in our house this morning. Louis Pulham, aged 41 with Noah Pulham, aged 5 and Evelyn Pulham, aged 3. Picture: Becky PulhamBig soldier, little soldier and Elsa in our house this morning. Louis Pulham, aged 41 with Noah Pulham, aged 5 and Evelyn Pulham, aged 3. Picture: Becky Pulham

St Faiths' Primary School held a 'Bad Hare Day' to celebrate their hare-themed reading week. Everyone came to school with crazy hairstyles and shared a range of books about hares in conjunction with the GoGo Hares that are coming to Norfolk. Picture: St Faiths' Primary SchoolSt Faiths' Primary School held a 'Bad Hare Day' to celebrate their hare-themed reading week. Everyone came to school with crazy hairstyles and shared a range of books about hares in conjunction with the GoGo Hares that are coming to Norfolk. Picture: St Faiths' Primary School

St Faiths' Primary School held a 'Bad Hare Day' to celebrate their hare-themed reading week. Everyone came to school with crazy hairstyles and shared a range of books about hares in conjunction with the GoGo Hares that are coming to Norfolk. Picture: St Faiths' Primary SchoolSt Faiths' Primary School held a 'Bad Hare Day' to celebrate their hare-themed reading week. Everyone came to school with crazy hairstyles and shared a range of books about hares in conjunction with the GoGo Hares that are coming to Norfolk. Picture: St Faiths' Primary School

Noah Waterman, aged 7, as Fantastic Mr Fox. Picture: Rebecca NunnNoah Waterman, aged 7, as Fantastic Mr Fox. Picture: Rebecca Nunn

Elicia Searle, aged 4, as Little Bo Peep with Ellie-Mae as Gangsta Granny. Picture: Kerri SearleElicia Searle, aged 4, as Little Bo Peep with Ellie-Mae as Gangsta Granny. Picture: Kerri Searle

Ava, aged 6 as Matilda. Picture: Sophie StockerAva, aged 6 as Matilda. Picture: Sophie Stocker

Max Tansley, aged 4, as Paddington Bear. Picture: Laura TansleyMax Tansley, aged 4, as Paddington Bear. Picture: Laura Tansley

Florence, aged 2, dressed asTopsy from the Topsy and Tim books. Picture: Emma JenkinsFlorence, aged 2, dressed asTopsy from the Topsy and Tim books. Picture: Emma Jenkins

Cody Ransome, aged 7, as Harry Potter. Picture: Stacey Ransome
Cody Ransome, aged 7, as Harry Potter. Picture: Stacey Ransome

Archer, aged 4, as Christopher Robin. Picture: Shannen WhiteArcher, aged 4, as Christopher Robin. Picture: Shannen White

Hollie Marshall, aged 6, dressed up as The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Picture: Jenny MarshallHollie Marshall, aged 6, dressed up as The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. Picture: Jenny Marshall

Benjamin, aged 5, as the Blue Crayon from 'The Day the Crayons Quit'. Picture: Lyndsey HarmerBenjamin, aged 5, as the Blue Crayon from 'The Day the Crayons Quit'. Picture: Lyndsey Harmer

Rowan Savage, aged 5, as a dragon from 'How To Catch A Dragon'. Picture: Jennifer SavageRowan Savage, aged 5, as a dragon from 'How To Catch A Dragon'. Picture: Jennifer Savage

Ruby Girling, aged 6, as Dorothy from the 'Wizard of Oz'. Picture: Georgina GirlingRuby Girling, aged 6, as Dorothy from the 'Wizard of Oz'. Picture: Georgina Girling


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