World Book Day 2019: Looking back at amazing fancy dress in Calderdale

Today (Thursday) is World Book Day and to celebrate we're looking back at the amazing fancy dress efforts from Calderdale pupils in the years gone by.

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 7:30 am
World Book Day in Calderdale
World Book Day in Calderdale

From Willy Wonka to the Queen of Hearts, students are encouraged to dress up as their favourite literary character and get reading. Here are some of the best pictures from previous World Book Days in Calderdale. Are you dressing up this year? Send your pictures to [email protected] or tweet @HXCourier.

Wainstalls School was filled to the brim with lots of different characters back in 2013 as pupils brought in their favourite book
Back in 2017, these children from Bridge End Nurseryin Brighouse took part in a Mad Hatter's Tea Party themed fundraiser for Sinead's Cancer Care.
Back in 2014 these pupils from St Andrew's CE Junior School, Brighouse had fun dressing up for World Book Day
In 2017, children at St Malachy's Catholic Primary School, Halifax had plenty to celebrate after they won a shed load of books for World Book Day
Back in 2013 pupils from Bailiffe Bridge Junior and Infant School got into the spirit of World Book Day with their costumes
Students at Greetland Academy dressed up in space and alien theme back in 2011
Excited pupils on World Book Day at Field Lane Primary School, Rastrick in 2014.
Back in 2014 these pupils at Cragg Vale Junior and Infant School dressed up as a whole host of characters.
The fancy dress outfits at Burnley Road Academy was out of this world back in 2014 on World Book Day.
Staff and children at St Joseph's Primary School, Todmorden, dressed up as their favourite literary characters on World Book Day in 2012.
Back in 2002, staff and pupils of Lee Mount Junior and Infant School got into the spirit of World Book Day.
Bethany Marshall and Jessica Sham from Todmorden High School had plenty to read on World Book Day back in 2007
In 2006, pupils from Castle Hill School in Todmorden dressed in their pyjamas for World Book Day
Lots of unusual characters visited Walsden Junior School back in 2006.
Last year's snow on World Book Day didn't stop pupils and staff at St Malachys Catholic Primary School from dressing up
Magic was in the air at Bradshaw Primary School in 2017 as students celebrated the work of JK Rowling
Pupils at Greetland Academy had an unusual start to World Book Day in 2017 as they discovered a vegetable bed had been destroyed by an object from space!