23 February 2016

Top World Book Day Costumes 2016

World Book Day 2016
World Book Day is just around the corner. A day for both kids and adults to share their favourite books and get lost in the adventures of their imagination. On Thursday 3rd March, there will be schools, libraries, book stores and many more places putting on events to celebrate reading. Many schools will invite their students to get involved by dressing up as their favourite literary characters.

Now we know choosing just one character from one favourite book can be a tricky decision! So we've put together the top 6 ideas for fancy dress to get you inspired for World Book Day next week.

Kids Harry Potter Costume   |   Gryffindor Robe
1. Harry Potter
A tale which has gripped both young and old across the world, and encouraged so many people world wide to fall in love with reading. Harry Potter is without a doubt one of the most popular themes for World Book Day!  
Child's Where's Wally Costume   |   Where's Wenda Fancy Dress
2. Where's Wally!
Books for both youngsters, teenagers and adults to all enjoy together. But this World Book Day, get ready to stand out in the crowd by dressing up as Wally or Wenda!

Horrible Histories Queen Victoria Costume   |   Horrible Histories Tudor Executioner
3. Horrible Histories
It your little one is a big fan of all things history, then we're sure they'll be huge fans of the Horrible Histories series. So dressing up as a very horribly historical Tudor executioner or as Queen Victoria herself is sure to go down a storm!
Kids Mad Hatter Costume   |   Alice in Wonderland Fancy Dress
4. Alice In Wonderland
If the fantastical nature of Alice in Wonderland is more your child's sort of thing, then let them embrace the whimsical characters of the Mad Hatter and Alice. Plus, it's surely an excuse to throw together a tea party to celebrate World Book Day too?

Pink Mini Monster Costume   |   Kids Mini Monster Onesie   |   Dragon Costume
5. How to Train your Dragon
Got a soft spot for the adventures of Hiccup the dragon? Let your little one's imaginations run wild with some fantastic dragon costumes on March 3rd. Let them develop their own dragon character and write down what adventures they would take.

Matilda Fancy Dress   |   Fantastic Mr Fox   |   Kid's BFG Costume
6. Roald Dahl
But of course, where would we be without Roald Dahl! From Fantastic Mr Fox, to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the BFG to Matilda. Roald Dahl's stories are a huge source of great characters to get dressed up as in order to really to celebrate World Book Day.

You can grab all these great costumes and lots more World Book Day fancy dress online at Flingers, or stop by in store to for even more ideas. With the 3rd of March fast approaching! Be sure to get your perfect fancy dress ready in time.

Will you be getting dress up for World Book Day?