World Book Day is a charity event held annually in England on the first Thursday in March.

Youngsters dress as range of characters for World Book Day

Children across Mansfield and Ashfield celebrated their favourite books by dressing as characters for World Book Day.

By Jon Ball
Sunday, 6th March 2022, 9:45 pm

World Book day was created by UNESCO in 1995 to celebrate books and authors and encourage young people to discover the pleasure of reading.

In England, it is celebrated on the first Thursday in March every year,

Many schools get involved, with children encouraged to dress as their favourite book character for the day.

Send your World Book Day pictures to [email protected]

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