World Book Day 2020: All the pictures

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

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

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

Tommy Airey, age 4, dressed as Peter Rabbit Picture: JAMIE AIREY - Credit: 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 MORRIS

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

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

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

Grace, age 4, dressed as Matilda Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: CONTRIBUTED

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

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

Josh Rawlings, Age 2, dressed as Willbee the Bumblebee Picture: JO RAWLINGS - Credit: 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: COURTN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vivaan Agarwal dressed as Baby Bear Picture: JYOTI AGARWAL

Vivaan Agarwal dressed as Baby Bear Picture: JYOTI AGARWAL - Credit: JYOTI AGARWAL

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

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

Ipswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World B

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

Ipswich Play Out have put on a variety of fun activities for the children as they celebrate World B

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Millie and Henry Ashworth, age 9 and 6, dressed up as Mildred Hubble from the Worst Witch and Greg H

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 BUSH - Credit: EMMA BUSH

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teachers and students at Charsfield Primary School all dressed up to celebrate World Book Day Pictu

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

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

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

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