A mother from Bristol and her young son have taken the internet by storm thanks to an imaginative World Book Day costume effort. Vicki Bowles shared pictures of her son dressed in a home-made replica of the Argos catalogue - telling her Facebook followers she "wanted do something different." My sons world book day costume .. well it is his favorite book !! @Argos_Online pic.twitter.com/mWCv3ob69F— vicki bowles (@bowlzybowles) 2 March 2017 Speaking to the Sun Online she added: “He loves reading it and telling me what toys he wants. “The reaction has been amazing, got stopped by so many people on the way to school. She even received a tweet from an Argos representative, who described the costume as "amazing". She's not the first parent to turn to the Argos catalogue on World Book Day; in 2016 comedian Joe Heenan tweeted this picture of his children: #WorldBookDay pic.twitter.com/5JHnHlRbte— joe heenan (@joeheenan) March 3, 2016 … [Read more...] about Boy’s hilarious World Book Day costume wins praise online
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Last year Telegraph writers put together a list of the 100 novels everyone should read. From their selection, we've taken the most-recommended works to produce this condensed shortlist of 20 must-read works of fiction for World Book Day. How many have you read? Let the world know how you get on by sharing your result on Facebook. • World Book Day: why we should be reading more YA books from around the world World Book Day: 17 of the best costumes … [Read more...] about 20 novels everyone should read for World Book Day. How many can you tick off?
When is World Book Day 2017? This year, World Book Day is on Thursday March 2. What is World Book Day? An annual celebration of reading that takes place in over 100 countries worldwide, the event is organised UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Aimed predominantly at children, in the UK and Ireland World Book Day promotes the enjoyment of literature through book voucher giveaways – only, alas, to children – the publication of specially priced £1.00 books, and reading and author-based events and parties across the country. Where can my children get their book tokens and how long are they valid for? The £1.00 books tokens, which are usually given to children by their schools, are valid from Monday 27 to February Sunday March 26 2017. What are the £1.00 books? Each year, a number of titles, including some new works by favourite children's authors, are made available to … [Read more...] about When is World Book Day 2017, what are the £1 books and do my children really have to dress up?
WHERE'S Wally is a great costume idea for children who haven’t learnt to read, or just any fan of the popular kid’s book. For World Book Day on March 1, why not dress your kid as the exploring character? Here’s the best ones to buy, and how to make one yourself. Where can I buy a Where's Wally costume? If your child wants to dress as the colourful explorer, there are plenty of options on the high street. Smiffys, the popular fancy dress manufacturer, offer two options - £22.49 for Where's Wenda, and £24.99 for Where's Wally. Otherwise, many supermarkets or other online retailers have a cheaper option. Asda costs £15 for ages 5-6, and £16 for the larger options, until 12-years-old. Tesco’s option costs £15 for every sizes up until 11-12 years, which then costs £16. Party Delights are great for costumes, and their option costs £18.99 for ages 4-12, and £23.99 for ages 12-14, if your teen is also a fan of the book. The … [Read more...] about Where’s Wally costume for World Book Day 2018
WORLD Book Day is almost here and parents everywhere will be putting the finishing touches to their children's costumes for Thursday's dress up day. But if you are not a dab hand with a sewing machine, or one of those mums who can magic up a brilliant Dr Seuss ensemble from a discarded shirt, don't panic. Tesco have a brilliant range of kids' costumes - including Roald Dahl characters - and they're currently in the sale. There's a blue Matilda dress, adorned with books, which comes with a little bag. If your daughter is the more rebellious type, she might prefer the Mrs Twit outfit, from Dahl's classic The Twits. The green belted dress comes with a walking stick which is actually made of foam, so there's no fear of injury in the playground. MOST READ IN FABULOUSWHAT A WHOPPER! Bigger penises 'are more satisfying' — and all the other sex myths BUSTED TAN-TASTIC! This is the best selling fake tan in the WORLD and it only launched 4 weeks ago TAXI SERVICE Randy passenger lifts lid … [Read more...] about Tesco is selling Matilda and Mrs Twit outfits for World Book Day at £11.20