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Pictures: School children in Beccles and Bungay area celebrate World Book Day 2019

PUBLISHED: 10:48 09 March 2019 | UPDATED: 10:55 09 March 2019

Alburgh with Denton Primary School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Alburgh with Denton Primary School

Alburgh with Denton Primary School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Alburgh with Denton Primary School

Alburgh with Denton Primary School

School children in Beccles, Bungay and beyond dressed up as their favourite characters for this year’s World Book Day.

Staff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free SchoolStaff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free School

Marked in more than 100 countries across the globe, World Book Day is an annual celebration of the beauty of reading.

After weeks of preparation from parents to ensure outfits were ready, youngsters donned their finest character attire and arrived at school to compare their efforts.

Staff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free SchoolStaff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free School

Spells were cast by Harry and Ron, Thing One and Thing Two were up to their usual mischief, and Violet Beauregarde just couldn’t resist Willy Wonka’s new variety of chewing gum.

Even teachers couldn’t help but join the fun, dressing up as Little Red Riding Hood, Superman and the Queen of Hearts.

Staff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free SchoolStaff and students and Beccles Free School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Beccles Free School

Check out our gallery featuring photos of children from Beccles Free School, Brooke School, Langley School, Mendham Primary, Thurlton Primary and Alburgh with Denton Primary School.

See if you can spot your little one!

Brooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary SchoolBrooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary School

Brooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary SchoolBrooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary School

Brooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary SchoolBrooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary School

Brooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary SchoolBrooke Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Brooke Primary School

Langely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley SchoolLangely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley School

Langely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley SchoolLangely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley School

Langely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley SchoolLangely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley School

Langely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley SchoolLangely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley School

Langely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley SchoolLangely School celebrates World Book Day 2019. Photo: Langley School

World Book Day at Mendham Primary School. Photo: Mendham Primary SchoolWorld Book Day at Mendham Primary School. Photo: Mendham Primary School

Thurlton Primary School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Thurlton Primary SchoolThurlton Primary School celebrate World Book Day 2019. Photo: Thurlton Primary School

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