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World Book Day Costume Ideas – 7 March 2019

World Book Day Costume Ideas – 7 March 2019

In our house World Book Day is normally the night before, oh gawd we forgot the costume, what can we find in the fancy dress box that in any way resembles a book characters, kinda scenario. Not so this year! We’re getting on the front foot, and we’ve got loads of ideas to share for your World Book Day costumes for the little ones. Here are some of our favourites this year so you’re ready for 7 March 2019.


The Tiger Who Came to Tea


The Tiger who came to tea world book day 2019

The puuuurfect World Book Day outfit, this classic children’s book will send your little one off to school with a spring in their step. Get your costume here now.


Roald Dahl’s Matilda


Matilda world book day 2019

This classic Roald Dahl story about the little girl who loved to read is a great option for little book worms on World Book Day. You can pick up your costume here now.


Harry Potter


Harry Potter world book day 2019

Get your little wizard a magical outfit they won’t forget this World Book Day. Click here to shop now.


Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat


Cat in the Hat world book day 2019

One of our most well-thumbed books, this is the ideal outfit for fun-loving, mischief-making little ankle biters. Click here to check out this adorable outfit.


Mary Poppins


Mary Poppins world book day 2019

Practically perfect in everyway, this supercalifragilisticexpialidocious World Book Day costume is a must for Mary Poppins fans. Click here to get yours.


What the Ladybird Heard


What the ladybird heard world book day 2019

This glittery farmyard tale with a cunning plan is a big hit with little ones, and they’ll love the opportunity to pop on some ladybird wings for the day. Get your costume here now.


Little Red Riding Hood


Red riding hood world book day 2019

A story told a million times over by families across the country, this fairytale is a big favourite and you’ll love this Red Riding Hood outfit, click here to buy.


Where’s Wally


Wheres wally world book day 2019

Celebrate over 30 years of Where’s Wally with the cutest of stripey World Book Day costumes. We’ve found Wally right here.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


Charlie and the chocolate factory world book day 2019

This magical Roald Dahl story has more costume choices than we have the energy to list! We really love this Willy Wonka outfit, or check out this amazing golden ticket costume! That’s a winner right there.


David Walliams Gangsta Granny


Gangsta Granny world book day 2019

If you have a Gangsta Granny fan at home, then we’ve found the perfect fancy dress costume for adventure loving kids, click here.


The Gruffalo


The Gruffalo world book day 2019

If you love this Julia Donaldson tale as much as we do, then a Gruffalo costume will be perfect for World Book Day. We shopped around and found this great option from George at Asda, click here to get yours now.


Alice in Wonderland

Alice in wonderland world book day 2019


This Lewis Carroll classic is packed full of characters perfect for World Book Day. We found some brilliant costumes, click the link to get yours; Alice, The Mad Hatter, The Queen of Hearts.


Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastic Mr Fox world book day 2019


One of our current faves at home, this is a fantastic story of an epic adventure and your kiddies can play the lead role with this Mr Fox outfit, click here to shop.


A Disney Character

101 dalmations world book day 2019


Always a popular choice, and hey you’ve probably even got a costume lurking around in the house. Why not send them off as their favourite Disney character. If you want to grab a great value costume we’ve found these brilliant options from George. We love; Toy Story’s Jessie, Buzz Lightyear, Simba, 101 Dalmations, Cinderella, & Merida.




We hope you found this post useful. If you’re looking for something not in our suggestions above, chances are George at Asda will have it and all at great value. Click here to shop their range of World Book Day outfits.



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