Breaking News         Latest US News              New York News              Fx Tribune

How to optimise the costs of your business
For the past 20 years, British children have spent one day in March living out their favorite imaginary stories: They arrive at school with a Mary Poppins umbrella, round Harry Potter glasses, a striped Where’s Waldo t-shirt, or a green Oompa Loompa wig....

World Book Day 2017: Costume Ideas, Novels For Kids, Everything Else You Need To Know

For the past 20 years, British children have spent one day in March living out their favorite imaginary stories: They arrive at school with a Mary Poppins umbrella, round Harry Potter glasses, a striped Where’s Waldo t-shirt, or a green Oompa Loompa wig....

World Book Day 2017: Costume Ideas, Novels For Kids, Everything Else You Need To Know

For the past 20 years, British children have spent one day in March living out their favorite imaginary stories: They arrive at school with a Mary Poppins umbrella, round Harry Potter glasses, a striped Where’s Waldo t-shirt, or a green Oompa Loompa wig. This isn’t Halloween in springtime. It’s World Book Day, a celebration of children’s literature.

This year, the U.K. was set to observe World Book Day March 2, although it will be celebrated April 23 in the United States. It’s not a government-sponsored holiday — rather, it’s a charity initiative, intended to get kids excited about reading (and, in some cases, to get adults excited too). Children receive book tokens that they can then swap out for one of the ten World Book Day books. The World Book Day charity is expected to give out 15 million tokens to kids around the U.K. 

Need last-minute costume ideas?  Here are some classics:

And if none of those outfits cut it for you, here are some photos from 2016 that might inspire:

And here are some recommendations for books to read with your children (besides the Harry Potter series and Dr. Seuss, of course):

For the younger kiddos, don’t forget the classic picture books: “Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs,” “The Rainbow Fish,” “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” “Angelina Ballerina,” “The Giving Tree,” “Tikki Tikki Tembo” and “Blueberries For Sal” is a selection of just a few stories that never seem to get boring, no matter how old you are.

Our editors found this article on this site using Google and regenerated it for our readers.

Publish Date : 01 Mart 2017 Çarşamba 03:28

Breaking News Headlines

What banks allow you to use Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay?
What banks allow you to use Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay?
The Caixa bet by following "commitment to society" of its founder
The Caixa bet by following
Agrolimen transfer from Sant Joan Despí to Huesca factory broths and soups Gallina Blanca
Agrolimen transfer from Sant Joan Despí to Huesca factory broths and soups Gallina Blanca
Trump and Xi are given a truce in their war commercial
Trump and Xi are given a truce in their war commercial
The gender gap in health, a hole of almost 9,000 million euros a year to Spain
The gender gap in health, a hole of almost 9,000 million euros a year to Spain
The funds star funding business basque are still in 'stand-by'
The funds star funding business basque are still in 'stand-by'
Deutsche Bank: "Spain has lost the favour of the great managers"
Deutsche Bank:
Cars of Spain, in the white of the tariffs of Trump
Cars of Spain, in the white of the tariffs of Trump
A high charge of Compromís attacks to an investor british: "Intu go home"
A high charge of Compromís attacks to an investor british:
The digital transformation and "improve your Spanish", the challenges of the new ceo of BBVA
The digital transformation and
The Government will establish a working group to study the regulation of the sales
The Government will establish a working group to study the regulation of the sales
Norwegian "break the monopoly" of Iberia with Boston to add to their direct routes between Madrid and USA
Norwegian
POLLS Results ALL
Who is the most powerful actor in Syria

Front Pages
  • The Sun
NEWS ARCHIVES