6 Great World Book Day Costume Ideas

Perfect for if you've left your costume to the last minute...

With World Book Day just around the corner, we've prepared some of the most creative, book-themed costumes that your pupils (and colleagues) will LOVE...

Mrs. Frizzle of The Magic School Bus


Once an early morning cartoon show, Mrs. Frizzle of The Magic School Bus now has it's own Netflix series for a whole new audience. The show was somewhat educational, so the costume is fitting with the teacher theme, right? 


Thing 1 & Thing 2


Bring Dr. Seuss' creations to life with this simple costume of the troubled twosome. 


The Rainbow Fish


Add a few simple blue and purple scales to a piece of clothing and you can create your own Rainbow Fish! Don't forget the glitter ✨




This is a simple one! You'll probably have the majority of these things lying around somewhere. Just throw on a blue dress, red scarf, hat and there you have it!


Book Fairy


Instead of dressing up as a character FROM a book, why not become a character that creates, gives, or reads books? 

If you have an old dictionary or book that you don't mind tearing up, and if you're quite crafty with paper, then this costume is definitely worth your time!


Camilla Cream from A Bad Case of Stripes


This Camilla Cream costume is pretty popular. It's easy, colourful, fun, and unmistakable. 

Get the look with colourful, striped sleeves and some face paint — and voila!

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