Get caught reading
World Book Day is now largely a schools run event with many schools up and down the country encouraging kids to dress up as their favourite literary character.
Check out what’s happening in your area by visiting the website. To our knowledge you can’t yet follow World Book Day on Twitter but, who knows, maybe next year.
World Book Day 1998
Take a look at how it was back then when we launched World Book Day here in the UK back in 1998.