Yes, it's nearly that time again. This year, World Book Day is on Thursday 5 March. Somehow it always manages to creep up on us… But fear not the costume conundrum – we're here to save the day with some brilliant, not to mention simple, costume ideas gleaned from years of Mumsnetters' experience.
Teaching your child to read
From reading together, to recommending books they'll love, there's a variety of ways to help your child learn to read – and enjoy it. See our facts and tips for guiding them through the stages.