World Book Day
In 2020, World Book Day is on Thursday 5 March. But fear not the costume conundrum – we're here to save the day with some brilliant, not to mention easy, costume ideas gleaned from years of Mumsnet users' experience
Be inspired by these fuss-free World Book Day costume ideas. From book characters that wear normal clothes to simple costumes organised by colour, we've thought of everything.
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Roald Dahl's 100th birthday was a blast. Try these famous Dahl characters' costumes on for size – the hardest part is choosing which brilliant character to be.
If you've left it to the day before, or only just found the crumpled letter from school stuffed into a pocket, these grab-and-go, quick-fix costumes are just the ticket. With a maximum of three items required, they're lightening fast to cobble together.
If you need more of a visual to help get you in the World Book Day spirit, take a look at this video tutorial which will show you how to make five fab literary costumes from five fab books: The Trouble with Daisy, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tracy Beaker, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The BFG.
Be inspired by these much-loved children's books. Have a browse through Mumsnetters' favourite childhood titles and find something to read with the kids this World Book Day.