World Book Day takes place on 6 March 2014, and to celebrate, children across the country will be heading into class dressed as their favourite book character.
Here, we round up some fancy dress ideas to ensure your little bookworms look just the part. From timeless tales such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Little Red Riding Hood, to contemporary cult classics like The Gruffalo and even Where’s Wally.
Cat In The Hat
The wise words of Dr. Suess’ characters have stuck with us since childhood. Inspire your little ones with this adorable Cat In The Hat all in one.
The Fantastic Mr. Fox
You can’t go wrong with a classic Roald Dahl character. With this creative tabard you can customise your own costume into the charming Fantastic Mr. Fox.
Little Miss Sunshine & Mr Bump Costumes
The Little Miss and Mr Men books have become a part of childhood and early reading for most little ones. So they’re bound to love this quirky costumes, one for your little ray of sunshine and your clumsy little boy.
Little Miss Sunshine and Mr Bump.
Where’s Wally Fancy Dress Costume
Dress up in everyone’s favourite incognito book character, Where’s Wally. Your little one definitely won’t blend in with this kooky costume.
Bear Fancy Dress Costume
It wouldn’t be Goldilocks and the Three Bears without the bears. Little boys will love dressing up as baby bear with this adorable costume.
One of the first books we ever remember reading, Goldilocks and the Three Bears has become a childhood rite of passage. Your own little Goldilocks will love this golden dress costume.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Costume
Everyone loves the tale of the hungry caterpillar who munched his way to becoming a beautiful butterfly. Let your little one relive the classic picture book with this colourful tabard.
Whether they loved That’s Not My Dragon as a pre-schooler or are simply mad about the How To Train Your Dragon series, they’ll love this magical dragon cape by Lucy Locket.
Gruffalo Dressing Up Costume
Delve into the deep dark woods with the cult classic – The Gruffalo.
Tiger Came To Tea
One of our favourite children’s stories is without a doubt, The Tiger That Came To Tea. Little ones will love this tiger costume, whilst mum and dad will remember memories of a throwback 70s childhood.
Velvet Wizards Cape
Have a real life Harry or Hermione moment with this dramatic wizard’s cape.
Oeuf NYC Beard
Or, for a less popular choice, dress up as Hagrid with this woolen beard.
Little Red Riding Hood
Perfect for parties, rainy days or indeed, World Book Day, this Red Riding Hood costume will become a favourite of your little girl’s.
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