Get Ready for World Book Day!

The latest news about our £1 World Book Day title, how to dress up as the Gruffalo, and Julia Donaldson's tour with Lydia Monks! 

Celebrating World Book Day! 

World Book Day work​s​ with 45,000 nurseries, primaries and secondaries in the UK and Ireland, and over the past 19 years, World Book Day UK has delivered 13 million £1 books into the hands of young people across the country. 

£1 Book
This year ​Macmillan Children's Books'​ £1 World Book Day title is Princess Mirror-Belle and Snow White by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

Learn more about the book and download free activity sheets here.

The Biggest Book Show on Earth *On Tour* With Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks at Chelsea F​ootball ​C​lub​

In true Princess Mirror-Belle style, this bestselling partnership are taking The Biggest Book Show on Earth off script with a unique event at Stamford Bridge in association with the Chelsea FC Foundation. Over 600 local schoolchildren, along with Chelsea players and their families, will be treated to a very special performance of Julia and Lydia's well-loved classics including Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dancing Shoes and What the Ladybird Heard Next.

Costume Ideas
Why not dress up as your favourite Julia Donaldson character for World Book Day? The Gruffalo, The Mouse, or even the Witch from Room on the Broom - which will you be? Or, find a friend to dress up in the same clothes as you and you can be Princess Mirror-Belle and Ellen. Don't forget to put your hair in bunches! 


Tuesday 28 February 2017



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