World Book Day 2019: Chichester, Bognor and Midhurst children dress up as their favourite literary characters

Children across Chichester, Bognor and Midhurst dressed up as their favourite literary characters to mark World Book Day last week.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 9:30 am
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 5:06 pm
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Key Stage 1 pupils were read the book Kitchen Disco

Take a look through some of these brilliant pictures of little ones in their costumes, as well some from our photographers – and if you haven’t done so already, send in your own – and don’t forget to take a look at some of the costumes from across the Worthing, Littlehampton, Shoreham and Lancing areas, and Horsham, Crawley and Mid Sussex areas.

Funtington Primary School in West Ashling
Tiffany and Presley Manville, aged 7 and 10, from Downview Primary School in Bognor Regis, as The Cat in the Hat and Captain Jack Sparrow
Charlotte, 9, from South Bersted Church of England Primary School in Bognor Regis, as Matilda
Rocco Robinson, 5, from Bishop Tufnell School in Bognor Regis, as The Cat in the Hat
Amelia Peters, 4, from Portfield Primary Academy in Chichester, as an Oompa Loompa
Brooke Leythorne, 10, from East Wittering Community Primary School, as the Mad Hatter
Helen Emmence, from Bracklesham Bay, sent in this snap of her dog Jasper dressed up as Harry Potter
Iris, 7, from Funtington Primary School in West Ashling, as Polly from Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf
Millie, 9, as Amber from The Midnight Gang and Emily, 6, as Hermione Granger
Liam and Rhys Bennett, aged 9 and 10, from Easebourne CE Primary School near Midhurst, as The Boy in the Dress
Poppy, 4, from Wakoos nursery in Petworth, as Elmer the Patchwork Elephant
Olivia, 6, from Bishop Tufnell School in Bognor Regis, as Amelia Earhart and Sophia, 3, from Blackbirds Playgroup in Bognor Regis, as a unicorn from Sugarlump and the Unicorn
Ben and Sam Parsons Cork, aged 9 and 6, from Parklands Community Primary School in Chichester, as green ninja and Robinson Crusoe
Funtington Primary School in West Ashling
Brodie Cope, 3, from Bognor Regis Nursery School, as The Wonky Donkey
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Daniel, aged 11, from 6K, chose to create Hagrid from Harry Potter for this potato book day activity
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Year 4 pupils, Matvejus,8, Maria,8, and Max,9, created their own potions with inspiration from Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Jack aged 4, from rainbow class dressed as Paddington Bear
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Every pupil from Key Stage 1 gathered in the hall to show off their costumes
Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, Harrison aged 10, from 6K made his potato into the Toothless dragon from How To Train Your Dragon
Evie and Henry Hudson, aged 4 and 6, from Bishop Tufnell Primary in Felpham, as The Highway Rat and a knight
East Wittering Primary School, Miss Goldsmith's reception class
East Wittering Primary School, Miss Lewis's reception class
Hobie Leythorne, 8, from East Wittering Primary Community School, as Billionaire Boy Joe Spud
Noah Cope, 8, from Edward Bryant School in Bognor Regis, as Fantastic Mr Fox; Lochlan Purcell, 5, from St Richard's Catholic Primary School in Chichester, as Peter Pan; and Maddison, from First Steps Childcare in Chichester, as Flopsy Bunny from Peter Rabbit
Oakwood School in Funtington
Oakwood School in Funtington
Oakwood School in Funtington
Oakwood School in Funtington
Olivia Daniel, 5, and Phoebe Daniel, 8, from Seal Primary Academy in Selsey, as Goat Goes to Playgroup and Gangsta Granny
Parklands Community Primary School in Chichester
Parklands Community Primary School in Chichester Year 6 pupils, Ava as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz and Edelyn as the House With Chicken Legs
Parklands Community Primary School in ChichesterYear 5 pupils, Sophie as Nancy Blackett from Swallows and Amazons and Edward as Sherlock Holmes
Parklands Community Primary School in ChichesterYear 4 pupils, Ross as the wolf from Little Red Riding Hood and Leah as Matilda
Parklands Community Primary School in ChichesterYear 2 pupils, Edward as Mr Fantastic Fox and Harrison as the robot from Sam and the Robots
Parklands Community Primary School in ChichesterYear 1 pupils, Ruby, 5, as Gangsta Granny and Ruby, 6, as Hermoine from Harry Potter
Parklands Community Primary School in Chichester Reception pupil Orlando as James and The Giant Peach and year three pupil Bailey dressed up as Mr Stinks
Ruby, 6, and Harry, 8, as Hermione Granger and The Greatest Showman and Nancy, four months, as Dumbo
Dizzy Ducklings Preschool in North Bersted, Bognor Regis
Ethen and Jaydan Lewis, aged 8 and 4, from Downview Primary School in Felpham, as Fantastic Mr Fox; and Summer Syrett-Martin, 5, from Yapton Primary School, as Little Red Riding Hood
Brookham School in Liphook
Brookham School in Liphook
Brookham School in Liphook
Lennie Palmer, 5, from Tangmere Primary Academy, as Funnybones; and Nate, 13, and Ethan, 4, from St Anthony's School in Chichester and Bognor Regis Nursery School, as the BFG and Stick Man
Robyn Palmer, 3, from Tangmere Primary Academy, as The Owl and the Pussycat
Westbourne House School in Chichester
Westbourne House School in Chichester, Julius Caesar Pre Prep
Westbourne House School in Chichester, Midsummer Night's potion in the nursery; and Mini Performances by pupils
Westbourne House School in Chichester, Shakespeare in the woods