Is your children’s school preparing to celebrate World Book Day by encouraging the kids to dress up as their favourite storybook characters? The thought of having to get your creative thinking cap on can send even the most enthusiastic of parents into frenzy.
So how can you create a quick and easy fancy dress outfit for your children that helps to feed their imagination and ensures they stand out from the crowd in the busy playground?
Fortunately, we’ve got plenty of ideas and outfits of our own here at All Fancy Dress to help you out of a hole. Read on for some of our most popular World Book Day costumes guaranteed to put smiles on young faces on March 7th.
Ideal for mischievous boys
Help your son relive the magic of J.K. Rowling’s fantastic series of novels with our officially-licensed Harry Potter costume. With our own extensive range of Harry Potter costume accessories you’ll be able to make him feel like Daniel Radcliffe himself!
One of the most eccentric children’s storybook characters of all time, Willy Wonka is a great choice for your boy to bring out his personality. All he’ll need is his team of Oompa Loompa workers and he’ll be ready for a hard day’s work at the chocolate factory!
For those who were enchanted by the recent Hobbit film, ‘An Unexpected Journey’ our Bilbo Baggins outfit modelled on J.R.R Tolkien’s hit character, could be the perfect answer for World Book Day. He will soon want to explore the ‘shire’ just like Baggins himself!
Dennis the Menace
The old ones are always the best! If your son is a big fan of Dennis the Menace, the Beano and his cartoons then why not transform him into the perfect outfit for any cheeky chappy.
Classic fairy tale themes for the girls
Every young girl loves a classic fairy tale and our Goldilocks outfit is one of the most popular World Book Day outfits for girls, with this charming out perfect for portraying the innocence of one of the best-loved storybook characters. But beware of the three bears!
Fascinated by Sherwood Forest? If she’s always wanted to be the most beautiful maiden of Sherwood Forest then why not feed her imagination with this traditional Maid Marian outfit that’s equally great for medieval days as well as World Book Day.
Another popular traditional girl’s World Book Day outfit is that of Snow White. As the very first Disney animated princess and one of the best-loved bedtime storybook characters, her cute sparkly dress and matching tiara will make your daughter feel very special as she arrives at the school playground!
The most famous female character in the Harry Potter series, Hermione Granger is likely to be a popular choice for many young girls obsessed with the world of Hogwarts! This Gryffindor outfit is ideal for World Book Day especially if they have a friend dressed as Harry Potter himself.