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Posted by Tom, March 7, 2014

Our favourite World Book Day costumes

As every parent, teacher, bookseller and librarian reading this blog will undoubtedly know, yesterday was World Book Day – and it was truly wonderful to see so many outfits inspired by characters from Nosy Crow books! Here are some of our favourites, posted on Twitter:

Here’s a SPLENDID Sunny from The Grunts books by Philip Ardagh and Axel Scheffler:


You can read the first chapter of The Grunts all at Sea, the second book in the series, here:


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Here are two marvellous costumes-in-waiting for Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam, from the picture book by Tracey Corderoy and Steven Lenton:


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Here’s a simply brilliant Princess Lily-Rose May, from The Princess and the Peas by Caryl Hart and Sarah Warburton:


Take a look inside:


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Here’s a swashbucklingly-good Captain Beastlie, from Captain Beastlie’s Pirate Party by Lucy Coats and Chris Mould:


Take a look inside:


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And here are the author and illustrator themselves! First, Chris Mould:


And here’s Lucy Coats – a very convincing pirate, I think you’ll agree:

Please do share your World Book Day costumes with us (especially if they’re from one of our own books!) – we love seeing them!