All dressed up for World Book Day

CHILDREN at Manor Court Primary School in Chard.

COLOURFUL costumes were the order of the day at Miniatures Day Nursery in Ilton.

STAFF and children from Sunny Ile Pre-School in Ilminster dressed as their favourite book characters.

MEMBERS of Monmouth class in Year 2 at Chard School enjoyed reading their books in the library.

YEAR 10 students from Wadham School in Crewkerne who took part in the spelling bee competition as part of WadLitFest.

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CHILDREN across the district entered into the spirit of World Book Day.

Members of staff also joined in the fun, with many dressing up as their favourite book characters alongside pupils.

It was the 17th annual World Book Day, designed to encourage youngsters to explore the pleasures of books and reading.

Wadham School in Crewkerne dedicated the whole week to celebrating books, putting on activities including a visit from an author and a prize-giving session, under the title of WadLitFest.

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