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World Book Day 2020: All the pictures

PUBLISHED: 13:37 05 March 2020 | UPDATED: 17:28 05 March 2020

Elizabeth and Braeyln in the library. Castle Hill school celebrate world book day  Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Elizabeth and Braeyln in the library. Castle Hill school celebrate world book day Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Charlotte Bond

See all the photos from across Suffolk and Essex our readers have shared for World Book Day.

Ipswich Play Out  have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day  Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUTIpswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUT

Schoolchildren across Suffolk and Essex marked World Book Day with a parade of costumes for their favourite characters.

World Book Day is celebrated by thousands of children every year, with youngsters dressing up as their favourite characters.

Tommy Airey, age 4, dressed as Peter Rabbit  Picture: JAMIE AIREYTommy Airey, age 4, dressed as Peter Rabbit Picture: JAMIE AIREY

Students at Castle Hill Primary School in Ipswich fully embraced the day, with students dressing up as Dr Seuss, Frodo Baggins, Harry Potter and The Grinch - just to name a few.

Clarke Sonny George Taylor, age 3 months, dressed as Where's Wally  Picture: KELLY MORRISClarke Sonny George Taylor, age 3 months, dressed as Where's Wally Picture: KELLY MORRIS

Everyone got into the spirit of the day, with a hutch in Landguard Road, Felixstowe converted into the Little Landguard Free Library - complete with books for adults and children.

Ipswich Play Out  have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day  Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUTIpswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUT

Some children in Creeting St Mary Primary School made food inspired by their favourite books.

Daniel and Ashley Atkinson, aged 8 and 6, dressed as the Ginger Bread Man and Zog  Picture: CLAIRE ATKINSONDaniel and Ashley Atkinson, aged 8 and 6, dressed as the Ginger Bread Man and Zog Picture: CLAIRE ATKINSON

Senior teacher Lucy Fawkner said: "One of the classes is reading about The Gruffalo and later they'll be making Gruffalo crumble.

Grace, age 4, dressed as Matilda  Picture: CONTRIBUTEDGrace, age 4, dressed as Matilda Picture: CONTRIBUTED

"I don't think it'll have the purple prickles though."

Josh Rawlings, Age 2, dressed as Willbee the Bumblebee  Picture: JO RAWLINGSJosh Rawlings, Age 2, dressed as Willbee the Bumblebee Picture: JO RAWLINGS

We will update this story throughout the day with all your pictures, you can send them to us on Facebook, submit them on our website and email sam.dawes@archant.co.uk.

Lexi, age 3, dressed up as the Beautiful Butterfly from the Very Hungry Caterpillar  Picture: COURTNEY WALTERSLexi, age 3, dressed up as the Beautiful Butterfly from the Very Hungry Caterpillar Picture: COURTNEY WALTERS

Lexie-mae Murphy, age 3, dressed as Goldilocks  Picture: LYNDSEY DANIELLexie-mae Murphy, age 3, dressed as Goldilocks Picture: LYNDSEY DANIEL

Mason Platts, age 7, wearing PJs and Kaelyn Platts, age 3, dressed as a pirate  Picture: SAM ALCOCKMason Platts, age 7, wearing PJs and Kaelyn Platts, age 3, dressed as a pirate Picture: SAM ALCOCK

Mia, age 8, dressed up as Alice from Alice in Wonderland  Picture: JENNY MAYHEWMia, age 8, dressed up as Alice from Alice in Wonderland Picture: JENNY MAYHEW

Poppi Preston, age 5, dressed up as Belle from Beauty and the Beast  Picture: SUSIE PRESTONPoppi Preston, age 5, dressed up as Belle from Beauty and the Beast Picture: SUSIE PRESTON

Rhiannon and Bradley Rosser, Age 9 and 6, with their Hedwig and Genie masks  Picture: KERRIE ROSSERRhiannon and Bradley Rosser, Age 9 and 6, with their Hedwig and Genie masks Picture: KERRIE ROSSER

Skylar, age 3, dressed up as Supergirl  Picture: JENNY MAYHEWSkylar, age 3, dressed up as Supergirl Picture: JENNY MAYHEW

Stanley Lamb, aged 4, dressed as Peter Rabbit  Picture: MICHELLE LAVERStanley Lamb, aged 4, dressed as Peter Rabbit Picture: MICHELLE LAVER

Violet, age 3, dressed up as Stig from Stig of the Dump  Picture: FAYE ELLISViolet, age 3, dressed up as Stig from Stig of the Dump Picture: FAYE ELLIS

Vivaan Agarwal dressed as Baby Bear  Picture: JYOTI AGARWALVivaan Agarwal dressed as Baby Bear Picture: JYOTI AGARWAL

William Styles, age 5, dressed up as Harry Potter  Picture: CHARLOTTE GRITTYWilliam Styles, age 5, dressed up as Harry Potter Picture: CHARLOTTE GRITTY

Ipswich Play Out  have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day  Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUTIpswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUT

Ipswich Play Out  have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day  Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUTIpswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World Book Day Picture: IPSWICH PLAY OUT

Summer-Rose and Tayler, ages 3 and 8, dressed as Moana and Dennis the Menace  Picture: TANYA WAGSTAFFSummer-Rose and Tayler, ages 3 and 8, dressed as Moana and Dennis the Menace Picture: TANYA WAGSTAFF

Ryley, Joshua and Kyla-Marie Allen dressed as Harry Potter, Tom Riddle and The Tiger Who Came to Tea  Picture: KERRI ALLENRyley, Joshua and Kyla-Marie Allen dressed as Harry Potter, Tom Riddle and The Tiger Who Came to Tea Picture: KERRI ALLEN

Olivia Biggs, age 4, dress up for World Book Day  Picture: LAURA HARVEYOlivia Biggs, age 4, dress up for World Book Day Picture: LAURA HARVEY

Mia Bloomfield, age 10, dressed as Hermoine Granger from Harry Potter  Picture: CONTRIBUTEDMia Bloomfield, age 10, dressed as Hermoine Granger from Harry Potter Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Kaelan Bell, age 9, dressed as Burt from Ratburger  Picture: ANGELA BELLKaelan Bell, age 9, dressed as Burt from Ratburger Picture: ANGELA BELL

Jude and Imogen in the library reading the books that inspired their costumes for the day Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDJude and Imogen in the library reading the books that inspired their costumes for the day Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Lauren and Amelia reading together.  Castle Hill school celebrate world book day.  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDLauren and Amelia reading together. Castle Hill school celebrate world book day. Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Princesses Ava and Lilly. Castle Hill school celebrate world book day.  Picture: CHARLOTTE BONDPrincesses Ava and Lilly. Castle Hill school celebrate world book day. Picture: CHARLOTTE BOND

Millie and Henry Ashworth, age 9 and 6, dressed up as Mildred Hubble from the Worst Witch and Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid  Picture: EMMA BUSHMillie and Henry Ashworth, age 9 and 6, dressed up as Mildred Hubble from the Worst Witch and Greg Heffley from Diary of a Wimpy Kid Picture: EMMA BUSH

Alice Lynch, aged 7 months old, dressed as Hermione Granger from Harry Potter  Picture: SAFFRON CLEMENTSAlice Lynch, aged 7 months old, dressed as Hermione Granger from Harry Potter Picture: SAFFRON CLEMENTS

Amelie Bell, age 7, dressed as a golden ticket from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory  Picture: ANGELA BELLAmelie Bell, age 7, dressed as a golden ticket from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Picture: ANGELA BELL

Azalea Grant, Age 2, dressed as Princess Peppa  Picture: CHARNELLE GRANTAzalea Grant, Age 2, dressed as Princess Peppa Picture: CHARNELLE GRANT

Baileigh Chenery, age 5, dressed as Rey from Star Wars  Picture: STACIE CHENERYBaileigh Chenery, age 5, dressed as Rey from Star Wars Picture: STACIE CHENERY

Beckett and Orla Gates, aged 8 and 6, dressed up as Tom Gates and Dog Man  Picture: TRUDI WILDBeckett and Orla Gates, aged 8 and 6, dressed up as Tom Gates and Dog Man Picture: TRUDI WILD

Cavell Grant, age 6, dressed as Where's Wally  Picture: CHARNELLE GRANTCavell Grant, age 6, dressed as Where's Wally Picture: CHARNELLE GRANT

Charley Adams, age 2, dressed as Snow White  Picture: CHELSEA ADAMSCharley Adams, age 2, dressed as Snow White Picture: CHELSEA ADAMS

Teachers and students at Charsfield Primary School all dressed up to celebrate World Book Day  Picture: CHARSFIELD C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOLTeachers and students at Charsfield Primary School all dressed up to celebrate World Book Day Picture: CHARSFIELD C OF E PRIMARY SCHOOL

Chloe Smith, age 8, dressed as Mary Poppins  Picture: NATALIE SMITHChloe Smith, age 8, dressed as Mary Poppins Picture: NATALIE SMITH

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