World Book Day brings to life magical places and amazing characters, with free* books for over 15 million UK children. In schools that get involved, each child is given a token to trade in participating stores for one of the 10 books on this year’s list.
As always, George has some fabulous costumes in store, from Fantastic Mr Fox to Harry Potter. Here's our round-up of our favourites, to help improve your childrens' day of book-based fun and inspire their love of reading.
Cheeky Wally is difficult to spot, even in his striped red jumper and hat! 3-12yrs, from 310.
Put on your Hogwarts robes and cast a spell this World Book Day. Expecto Patronum! 5-12yrs, from £14.
Elmer the patchwork elephant
Do you see yourself as an engaging elephant or a bouncy bunny? Below right: Elmer, 1-6yrs, from £14. Below far right: Lily Bobtail, 1-6yrs, from £14.
The big friendly giant
Waggle your huge ears and listen out for dreams in this jumbly giant costume. 5-12yrs, from £14.
The very hungry caterpillar
Will you be a greedy little caterpillar or a beautiful blossoming butterfly this year? Below far left: Butterfly, 1-6yrs, from £14. Below left: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, 1-4yrs, from £14.
Fantastic Mr Fox
Clever and cunning, Mr Fox always looks sharp in his smart suit. 5-12yrs, from £14.
*Free with valid World Book Day token. Offer valid Thursday 28 February – Sunday 31 March 2019.