Your amazing pictures: World Book Day in Lincoln 2017

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To celebrate World Book Day, readers of The Lincolnite have been sharing their fantastic costumes.

Don’t they just make you want to dive into your favourite book?

The day is a national celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading with events happening in more than 100 countries across the globe.

Which is your favourite Would Book Day outfit?

A very happy World Book Day to you!

Ciara Moran-Turner as the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland. Photo: Helen Moran

We absolutely love this costume here at The Lincolnite!

Dr. Seuss would be proud

Georgia and Zac Alfrey dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Cat in the Hat. Photo: Julie Alfrey

How amazing do these two look?!

You got a friend in me!

Ethan, 4, dressed as Woody from Toy Story. Photo: First Addlesee


A super costume

Katherine Jones dressed as Supergirl. Photo: Tracey Clark

Katherine is definitely ready to save the day.


Captain Jack Sparrow. Photo: Beka Knight

Such a good pirate impression!

It wasn’t me… I was zimmerframed!

Lilymae dressed as Gangsta Granny. Photo: Kerry Flower

This is incredible!

Ready to paint the roses red

Isobel, 8, dressed as the eight of hearts from Alice in Wonderland. Photo: Sarah Conway


Story time!

Heath Farm Day Nursery, Scothern

Heath Farm Day Nursery did an amazing job with their costumes!

Let’s read Darles Chickens.. we mean Charles Dickens

Holly, 10, dressed as Miss Honey from Matilda. Photo: Helen Carr

Holly makes a perfect Miss Honey

I want it NOW!

Verruca Salt from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Photo: Katie Holman

We want a golden ticket!

Wonder if he knows parseltongue?

Harley, 8, dressed as Voldermort from Harry Potter. Photo: Rebecca Marrows

This is actually quite scary!

Baby to the rescue!

William Jacobs dressed as Superbaby. Photo: Zoe Maddison

Look at that little cape!

You’re a wizard Harry!

Jackson dressed as Hagrid from Harry Potter. Photo: Daniel Pacey/ Hayley Phillips

We are impressed with this one!

Every-bunny should love this!

Scarlett, 6, dressed as Boo from The Love in my Heart book. Photo: Helen Carr

With Easter coming up, this costume is perfect!

Troll hair don’t care

Ruby Rose dressed as Princess Poppy from Trollz. Photo: Jodie Perrin


Seconds anyone?

Poppiann dressed as Demon Dinner Lady. Photo: Kerry Flower

We’re not sure we’d be getting from from this dinner lady!

Found him!

Blayke, 4 (left) dressed as the Hulk and Henley, 8, as Where’s Wally. Photo: Kizzy McCann

Some awesome costumes.

They call me Granny…. Gangsta Granny

Hermione, 9, dressed as Gangsta Granny. Photo: Amy Pickering

The Gangsta Granny look seems to be popular!

Do you have pictures from World Book Day you would like to be added to our gallery? Email us at [email protected]

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