Pupils dress up for World Book Day

PUBLISHED: 13:00 07 March 2018

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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