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Celebrating World Book Day – Star Wars style

February 27, 2016

World Book Day 2016 takes place on Thursday 3rd March, a day to celebrate the wonderful world of books and authors. Books have a way of touching our lives, starting from when little ones are just starting to read like Tigger who is now seeing the world differently now that he can read. Moving on to Roo, the child who likes to read and is loving the different worlds that are created within the pages of her story books. To the adult who likes to find new novels to read but will always go back to the classics that she loves.

Celebrating World Book Day – Star Wars style

This World Book Day we are celebrating Star Wars style, with new Egmont Star Wars books to read and interactive with along with creating Star Wars costumes.

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Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space

Released last month the new Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space books were released and alongside The Snare and The Nest, The Escape has been announced as one of this year’s World Book Day £1.00 book choices – making the book a popular choice for all Star Wars fans who are keen to get in on the new Star Wars: Aventures in Wild Space action.
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Star Wars: Doodle book

The Star Wars: Doodle book offers that creative outlet for any Star Wars fan, full of different activities from colouring and design it is sure to keep them entertained. At just £5.00 is offers great value too!

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Star Wars Starfighter Workshop: Make Your Own X-Wing and Tie Fighter

What better way to celebrate World Book Day with Sa Star Wars theme than make your own X-Wing and Tie Fighter. This Fabulous book comes complete with foam pieces to make your own Star Wars starfighters, along with instructions and other activities to keep the kiddies occupied. Priced at just £4.00 it makes a great creative book for world Book Day.

Star Wars Blog Book Tour

Please pop along to Emmy’s Mummy to see how she is celebrating World Book Day and having fun with Star Wars books.

How to make last-minute Star Wars costumes

A combination of last-minute notifications from the school and a dash of procrastination means that World Book Day costumes are a last-minute affair. So I wanted to show you how to make last-minute Star Wars costumes using items from around the home. They are all centred around printable Star Wars masks which you can simply print off, stick on a piece of cardboard to add some rigidity to it or laminate like I did.

Darth Vader

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  • Black long-sleeved top, trousers and shoes
  • Darth Vader printable Star Wars mask
  • Black bag or towel to make the cape
  • Lightsaber – we just used a light stick we had from a fireworks display but you could make your own using the tube found inside wrapping paper which you could then paint red and black


  • White long-sleeved top and trousers
  • Stormtrooper printable Star Wars mask


  • Brown long-sleeved top and trousers or a blanket wrapped round and tied around the waist
  • Chewbacca printable Star Wars mask


To celebrate World Book Day, Boo Roo and Tigger Too have teamed up with Egmont to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a set of three Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space books.

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To enter, simply leave me a comment telling me what your favourite book is, then complete the Gleam widget below:

Star Wars: Adventures in Wild Space books

Disclosure: This post is in collaboration with Egmont

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