World Book Day: Barking and Dagenham’s colourful costumes

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

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


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