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World Book Day {2015}

March 5, 2015

World Book Day has been on our calendar since the beginning of the year. During that time Roo has had several different ideas as to who she wanted to dress up as. We’ve had Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter books but she decided against that after the Harry Potter Book Night (can’t be photographed in the same outfit twice and all that… diva!). With a special treat recently to see Jacqueline Wilson she had pondered on whether to dress up as Tracy Beaker or Hetty Feather, however decided against it as their outfits wouldn’t make an impact (total diva).

Thankfully a school project on the Egyptians swayed her thoughts on what to wear for World Book Day and this morning saw her dressed as Cleopatra.

A person standing in front of a statue, with World Book Day

Unfortunately for Tigger his pre-school had decided not to dress up for World Book Day however I couldn’t let him go without so he selected Thor (Thor as in Thor the superhero Mummy, not Four as in the number four… that was me told). Although Thor isn’t technically a book character he is in the Marvel Comics so I guess that sort of counts.

After picking him up after pre-school today he came out with his World Book Day token so we headed into town so that he could choose which book to exchange it for. As soon as I saw the selection available I knew which one he’d opt for… The Dinosaur That Pooped A Lot!

What did you get up to this World Book Day?


  • Nell March 5, 2015 at 8:44 pm

    My son would love the Thor costume! His school have postponed World Book Day till the Summer, which is a bit of a shame.

  • Donna March 5, 2015 at 9:29 pm

    I love your daughter’s cleopatra outfit, it really suits her! x

  • Liz Burton March 6, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Brilliant costumes!

    What’s this about the tokens? Is every school supposed to get them? I don’t think we did.

  • Mums do travel March 6, 2015 at 9:08 am

    Thankfully my kids are both at Secondary school now and dressing up for World Book Day is optional. They both hate dressing up for school things! But your kids look like they enjoyed it so that’s great!

  • Erica Price March 6, 2015 at 9:26 am

    Great Thor costume. Thankfully we didn’t have to bother with all the dressing up thing.

  • Carolynne March 6, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    My twins as tigers (last minute idea and found tiger onesies lol), my daughter went as a girl (ordinary) from her book. I did curl her hair though so she looked a little different! I hate world book day! Yours look fab, love the fact that your daughter wanted to make an impact with her outfit!

  • Kate Thompson March 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    I usually detest World Book Day but we managed this year and both twins actually enjoyed dressing up for a change!

  • angela hamilton March 6, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    Fab costumes!!
    Our son’s school didn’t ask them to dress up but gave them book tokens instead which Liam was delighted with

  • Cass March 6, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    I love your costumes – and Thor is totally a book character according to my nine year old πŸ˜‰

  • Jen aka Muminthemadhouse March 6, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    How cool do they both look. I have one that HATES dressing up. This year it was Wheres Wally and Georges Marvelous medicine for us

  • Mummys little blog March 6, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    ha they look awesome my son wanted to go as Elsa after a bet!

  • Kara March 7, 2015 at 7:59 am

    Thats so sweet that he explained the name to you. Mine went as Alice and Willy Wonka

  • Stephen March 7, 2015 at 3:49 pm

    We don’t have any who could take part in this but I had a niece who was Elsa, a nephew who was Horrid Henry!

  • Rachel March 7, 2015 at 5:20 pm

    Well a comic has pages…. almost a book πŸ˜‰

  • Cherished By Me March 8, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    Wow, what amazing costumes! My son dressed up as Peter from The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

  • Clare Nicholas March 8, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    Lovely costumes. They both look fab.
    Emmy was red riding hood this year

  • Jaime Oliver March 9, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    I adore books and reading but not a massive fan of world book day dressing up…. not the costumes though as i do like to see them .. I love how Roo changed her mind and went for something she was learning in school its so nice and she obviously is loving the subject too πŸ™‚

  • Globalmouse March 12, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    Great costumes! I love World Book Day – I curse it as it comes around and I haven’t got a costme for the kids sorted but I do think it’s great.

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