You can take it as read that our collection of World Book Day Costumes & Accessories are unputdownable! World Book Day, held on Thursday 7th March 2019, is the celebration of stories and reading for children around the UK and Ireland. As this event fast approaches, encourage your child to read in the most fun way possible - by dressing up as their favourite story book character! We’ve lifted classic book character costumes straight from the page and into real life, from Harry Potter and Fantastic Mr Fox to popular authors like Quintin Blake and David Walliams. Our Book Day costumes are perfect for both kids and adults alike. If you're looking for some World Book Day ideas and inspiration how about transforming into Pippi Longstocking, or Roald Dahl characters such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for a magical day that you won't forget. So thumb through these pages of literary creations, after all, every one of our World Book Day Costumes is worth a thousand words!