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World Book Day Costume Ideas 2017

Written by Yeyen

Find some inspiration for World Book day with these fantastic home-made costumes ideas sent in by our followers are pretty impressive!


eve purnell - supertato

Super cute Supertato by Eve Purnell 😍

Peter Pan & Tinker Bell

kerry ann lally - peter pan theme

Peter Pan theme for everyone? Yess! Thank you for sharing Kerry Ann Lally.

Skulduggery Pleasant

glenda louise - skulduggery pleasant

We love this brilliant Skulduggery Pleasant Costume & make up by Glenda Louise!

Ginger Bread Man

Lisa rutherford - ginger bread man

What a cute costume of The Gingerbread Man sent by Lisa Rutherford!

Harry Potter

Charlotte-Clarke Harry Potter on #DaysoutwithkidsA miniature version of Harry Potter sent in by Charlotte Clarke.

Thing 1 and Thing 2

Christine-Cole Thing 1 and Thing 2 on #DaysoutwithkidsThis is a great costume for twins! Sent in by Christine Cole.

Tin Man

Danielle-Hill Tin Man on #DaysoutwithkidsWow this Tin Man outfit sent in by Danilelle Hill looks amazing!

Oompa Loompa & Willy Wonka

Deborah-Burnet Willy Wonka on #DaysoutwithkidsThese two look fab!  Thanks Deborah Burnet for sending in this photo.

Mr Bloom

Kelly-Spencer-Jones on #DaysoutwithkidsNot from a book, but we had to include this costume as she looks great as Mr Bloom. Thanks for sharing Kelly Spencer.

Cruelle De Vil

Kirsty-MurphyCan you believe that’s not a wig? Thanks for sharing this photo Kirsty Murphy.

Star Wars Stormtrooper


Perfect costume for Star Wars lovers out there and surely this Stormtrooper costume will win people’s attention.

Where’s Wally

Antonia-Boyd Where's Wally on #DaysoutwithkidsGreat team effort here – Where’s Wally, Wendy and the Bad Guy, sent in by Antonia Boyd.

Little Red Riding Hood

Carly-Gibbard Little red Riding Hood #Daysoutwithkids

Adorable costume sent in by Carly Gibbard.


Claire-Johnson on #DaysoutwithkidsLoving this tutu spider costume sent in by Claire Johnson.

Captain America


If your little ones are Marvel comic lovers, this Captain America costume would make them feel like a real super hero!


Hayley-Goodfellow on DaysoutwithkidsThis home-made Greg creation from Diary of a Wimpy kid is amazing! Thank you for sharing this Hayley Goodfellow.

Alice in Wonderland and The Highway Rat 

Laura-Head on #DaysoutwithkidsThese two outfits are all handmade, well done Laura Head, we think they look great!


Laura-Reid on #DaysoutwithkidsWorld Book Day is for teachers too! Laura Reid sent in this photo of her Charlotte’s Web costume.

The Gruffalo


The Gruffalo is one of the most famous children’s books by Julia Donaldson, so we believe there must be so many Gruffalo fans out there and this costume looks cute and comfy!

Orphan Annie and Oliver Twist

Leanne-Jones-orphan-Annie-and-oliver-twist on #DaysoutwithkidsNow don’t these two look great? Thanks for sharing Leanne Jones.

Burglar Betty

Niki-Phillips-Brownlow on #DaysoutwithkidsThis home-made outfit is definitely a winner. Shared by Niki Philips- Brownlow.

Skulduggery Pleasant and Snow White

Ruth-SimmanceOne cute, and one quite terrifying haha! Thanks for sharing Ruth Simmance.

Mr Stink

Sarah-Hattam.Mr Stink on #DaysoutwithkidsMr Stink has never looked better! Thanks for sharing Sara Hattam.

Mad Hatter


This is one of the all-time favourite from Alice in Wonderland, your daughter can be a cute Mad Hatter on a World Book Day!


Do you have any more amazing world book day costume ideas? We’d really love to know! Someone else might love it, and really want to give them a go! If you’ve got ideas, suggestions or reviews, you can shout all about it on whatever channel you choose!

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