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World Book Day 2019

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Thursday 7th March 2019 saw Gangsta Grannies, Where's Wallies and Cats in their Hats turning up to schools all over the UK and beyond! World Book Day 2019 was celebrated in style once again, and we've got the lowdown on the best costumes, events and even a famous storyteller...

The Reception class from Abram Bryn Gates in Wigan were inspired by Julia Donaldson's Room on the Broom, and wrote magical potions!

Elworth Hall School in Cheshire held a competition to decorate a potato as a book character - look at these magnificent entries!

We love seeing photos of teachers getting into the spirit of World Book Day! Well done to the staff at Talbot Heath Junior School for channelling their inner Darryl Rivers....

This Year 2 class in Hull invited their grown-ups to share a story with them to celebrate World Book Day.

This school in Manchester had a very special visitor to read a story to every year group - Cold Feet actor John Thompson!

There were World Book Day workshops at this school in Bradford, organised by book-loving pupils.

Year 4 pupils at this school in Sheffield went on a very special Harry Potter-themed treasure hunt.

Author Bryony Pearce visited Wycliffe College in Gloucestershire to talk to pupils and sign some of books!

Pupils at Grazebrook Primary in Hackney arrived at school to find their classroom entrance transformed in to book-themed wonderland!

Cheltenham Prep School challenged pupils to create a "book in a box." What a wonderful idea!

And hats off to this Headteacher from Dorset whose morning commute was a little different this World Book Day!

Now over to you.....

We hope you've enjoyed our round up of World Book Day 2019! We'd love to hear how your school or PTA celebrated this year – you can email us, tweet or share your pictures and ideas with over 2,100 other PTA volunteers in our Facebook group for PTAs!

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