Celebrate World Book Day (Thursday, 1st March) with some of these fantastic activities, subscriptions and events to encourage your child to read and enjoy stories.

“Tales on the Thames” Storytelling Sessions – a river adventure perfect for pre-schoolers. Hop on board the RB2 service between London Bridge and Battersea piers to enjoy these free tales on the Thames.

Bookabees – The monthly box of handpicked books for 0-11 year olds delivered straight to your door. “A clever book club.” – The Guardian.

Treasure Cove Stories, Buy these books for only £1 (usually £2.99) from Monday 26th February to Monday 5th March at The Entertainer.

Milkshake! and children’s reading charity BookTrust launch storytime videos and book giveaway competitions too good to miss.

Facebook Live Bedtime Story Tune in for Roald Dahl’s Giant Bugs for the biggest ever bedtime story. They’ll be reading James and The Giant Peach.

Share a Story with Pizza Express – kick start your creativity with Pizza Express’s special edition of the Dough Ball Times available in-restaurant now!

Three-Day Celebration of Literature, at Kidzania. The three-day literary pop up events will take place Wednesday 28th February until Friday 2nd March, aimed to encourage children to develop their love of reading.

The Biggest Book Show on Earth, for our readers in Newcastle. Join an all-star line-up of authors and illustrators as they inspire young readers as part of 2018’s World Book Day celebrations.

Design National Book Token Competition- one lucky winner’s design will be turned into a real National Book Token gift card and distributed to hundreds of bookshops nationwide in time for Christmas.