World Book Day: Barking and Dagenham schools dress up

Eastbury Primary School Class 1C

Eastbury Primary School Class 1C - Credit: Submitted

Schools across Barking and Dagenham got into the World Book Day spirit today with teachers and pupils alike dressing as their favourite colours.

Some, such as Sydney Russell School, held other special events as well, including a challenge to create a book in a box.

Check out some of the colourful costumes in our gallery.

You can also see more photographs here and take part in our World Book Day quiz here.