Search

World Book Day: Barking and Dagenham’s colourful costumes

PUBLISHED: 14:42 03 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:42 03 March 2017

William Bellamy pupils Upton Fowell, seven, as Fantastic Mr Fox and Beau-Lyn Fowell, five, as Elmer the Elephant

William Bellamy pupils Upton Fowell, seven, as Fantastic Mr Fox and Beau-Lyn Fowell, five, as Elmer the Elephant

Kimberly Fowell

From Hulk to Harry Potter, colourful costumes are filling the borough’s schools today to mark World Book Day.

The annual celebration of reading sees children - and some teachers - dress up as their literary heroes to celebrate the occasion.

If you’d like to see your child feature in our gallery, send your pictures to sophie.morton@archant.co.uk.

You can also test your knowledge of popular children’s books by taking part in our quiz.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Barking and Dagenham Post. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Barking and Dagenham Post