January 23, 2013 by
World Book Day is fast approaching, so it’s time we all start planning for our world book day costumes for our kids on the big day!
We’ve pulled together 20 of the best costumes – 10 girls, 10 boys – for you and your child to make the perfect choice on the 7th March, so have a look through and let us know your favourite!
1. Harry Potter deluxe school robe
Wingardium leviosa! Levitate your child to the top of the class by sending him to school in a Harry Potter costume!
2. Joseph children’s costume
Take it back to the sacred times of baby Jesus and dress your child up as Joseph on World Book Day. It’s an excellent and affordable choice for the big day.
3. Child Horrid Henry costume
Horrid Henry has made a bit of name for himself – so much so that he’s a popular choice for children’s costumes in March every year.
4. Oompa Loompa factory worker children’s costume
It’s hard to not recognise the Oompa Loompa, no matter how old you are. It’ll be hard to recognise your own child in this convincing outfit from the Wizard of Oz!
5. Lil’ Hobo costume
If your lil’ man feels like dossing it at school for a day, kit him out in this lil’ hobo costume! It comes complete with the bow tie and hankerchief!
6. Deluxe Robin Hood/Peter Pan boy costume
Who wouldn’t want a costume that doubles up as two great characters from years gone by?! In the morning, he can be archer vigilante Robin Hood, in the afternoon, he can transform into the magical wunderkind Peter Pan!
7. Where’s Wally children’s costume
Where’s Wally is where it’s at. This is a very popular costume that will sell out quick, so make sure you find out who your lad wants to be before it’s too late.
8. Dennis the Menace children’s costume
The little boy in you might make you want to dress up as Dennis the Menace yourself, but this is strictly for kids only…sorry dads!
9. Sherlock Holmes boy costume
If he fancies himself as a bit of a detective at school, this is the ideal costume for him. Sherlock Holmes never fails to impress.
10. Poor Victorian boy children’s costume
Talk about roughing it. Take your boy back to the Victorian times to teach him just how they used to live and dress – there are no football shirts in sight here!
11. Alice costume
Alice is the perfect choice for every little girl who just wants to dream a little! This classic costume is bound to make her the cutest in the class!
12. Children’s Mary costume
To match the boys’ Joseph costume, this Mary costume is the perfect choice for a World Book Day with a religious theme.
13. Harry Potter Gryffindor children’s robe
Harry Potter is still taking the world by storm and that shows in the quality of this Gryffindor costume. Make it a magical day for your little girl with this one!
14. Where’s Wally Wenda girls’ costume
Where’s Wally isn’t himself without wee Wenda. Complete with the classic round-framed glasses, this costume is sure to make an impact at school on the 7th March.
15. Dorothy children’s costume
Every girl has got to dress up as Dorothy at some point in their childhood, so perhaps this is the one for your child.
16. Miss Muffet children’s costume
Miss Muffet is the perfect choice if your little girl wants to scare the boys off with that gigantic spider on her dress!
17. Child Juliet costume
If she fancies herself as a bit of a romantic, this Juliet costume has to be the costume of choice for your girl.
18. World War II girls evacuee costume
This is one of the most popular children’s costumes at this time of year. The World War II costume will get her in the mood to learn a bit more about the trouble and strife of our predecessors.
19. Posh Victorian girl children’s costume
Going a couple more generations back, we get to the Victorian costumes. This posh outfit will have her speaking in RP before the school day ends!
20. Child Belle classic Disney costume
Every little girl wants to be Belle. This delightfully cute yellow dress costume will have all the beastly boys at school chasing her round the playground.