The Best Books And Costumes To Celebrate World Book Day 2017

Renowned as the biggest celebration of its kind, World Book Day takes place on 2nd March, and is a celebration of authors, illustrators and readers around the world. Now in its 20th anniversary year, it’s the perfect day to help your children fall in love with reading.

Ahead of time, we’ve put together a list of books your little ones will love. No doubt they will need (or want!) a character costume to celebrate World Book Day style, but look no further because we’ve got those covered too!

Peppa Pig: Peppa Loves World Book Day. World Book Day 2017 from Amazon

Guess How Much I Love You from JoJo Maman Bebe

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Counting Soft Book from JoJo Maman Bebe

Duck and Hippo in the Rainstorm from Amazon

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams from Amazon

The Dinosaur That Pooped A Planet by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter from Amazon

Giraffes Can’t Dance from Amazon

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Hogwarts Library Book from Amazon

The Famous Five Good Old Timmy and Other Stories from Amazon

Horrid Henry Funny Fact Files from Waterstones

Super Good Skills from Waterstones

Where’s Mrs Ladybird? from Waterstones

George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl from Waterstones

Butterfly Beach Book by Jacqueline Wilson from Amazon

Fantastic Mr Fox from Tesco

The Very Hungry Caterpillar from Tesco

Alice In Wonderland’s White Rabbit from George at Asda


Alice In Wonderland’s Queen of Hearts from George at Asda

Mary Poppins from George at Asda

The BFG from George at Asda


Where’s Wally from Smiffys

The Cat in the Hat from Smiffys

Dinosaur Explorer’s Kids T-Shirt from The Natural History Museum Shop


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Christina Walter
Product Features Editor & Blogger

Christina Walter is our product features editor and researcher here at My Baba. She's Ellie's sister, and mum to 4 year old George, and 2 year old Maisie. Besides finding and testing out the latest products and reporting back to our readers in the shape of My Baba's awesome product feature columns, Christina shares her amusing day-to-day experiences of family life.

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