Pupils dress up for World Book Day

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Porti

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Portishead. - Credit: Archant

Children across North Somerset celebrated their favourite stories during World Book Day.

Children dressing up for World Book Day at All Saints Primary School in Clevedon. Picture: Jeremy Lo

Children dressing up for World Book Day at All Saints Primary School in Clevedon. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Schools, preschools and nurseries asked children and staff to dress as their favourite characters to mark the occasion.

Impressive costumes from Nailsea School included characters from Moomins, Alice in Wonderland and Shakespeare’s plays.

Lakehouse Nursery in Portishead invited parents in to read stories with their children.

Pupils from the Federation of Hannah More Infant and Grove Junior Schools in Nailsea dressed in their pyjamas and enjoyed stories and hot chocolate in tents on the field.

Children from Lakehouse Nursery in Portishead celebrating World Book Day.

Children from Lakehouse Nursery in Portishead celebrating World Book Day. - Credit: Archant


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Dads and granddads visited St Andrew’s Primary School in Congresbury for a breakfast and storytime while St Nicholas Chantry Primary School in Clevedon held a competition to design a Roald Dahl book cover.

Children dressed up and hosting competition to design a Roald Dahl book cover. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Children dressed up and hosting competition to design a Roald Dahl book cover. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Miss Dennery and Mrs Galey at St Francis School, Picture: Jeremy Long.

Miss Dennery and Mrs Galey at St Francis School, Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Kids dressing up as favourite book character at St Francis' Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Kids dressing up as favourite book character at St Francis' Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Children dressing up and taking part in extreme reading challenge at West Leign Infant School. Pictu

Children dressing up and taking part in extreme reading challenge at West Leign Infant School. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Miss Flemming helping the children to build a book tree. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Miss Flemming helping the children to build a book tree. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Porti

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Portishead. - Credit: Archant

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Porti

Children dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day at Trinity Primary School in Portishead. - Credit: Archant

Children dressed in fancy dress to celebrate World Book Day at Trinity Primary School.

Children dressed in fancy dress to celebrate World Book Day at Trinity Primary School. - Credit: Archant

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long.

Dads reading stories with children at St Andrew's Primary School. Picture: Jeremy Long. - Credit: Archant

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet.

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Credit: Archant

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet.

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Credit: Archant

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet.

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Credit: Archant

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet.

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Credit: Archant

Teachers from Nailsea School dressed up for World Book Day.

Teachers from Nailsea School dressed up for World Book Day. - Credit: Archant

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet.

A World Book Day costume inspired by Shakespeare's Hamlet. - Credit: Archant

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