Turning the page to mark World Book Day

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CHILDREN - and adults - of all ages marked World Book with a series of fun activities.

Elland C of E Primary School invited the children back into school in the evening, dressed in their pyjamas to listen to stories read by their teachers.

West Vale Primary School  'Dress Up as a Book Character Day. Anita Moore, Alice Lambert, Jo Durbin, Tilly Devine, Calista Kane and Isabelle Jennings.

West Vale Primary School 'Dress Up as a Book Character Day. Anita Moore, Alice Lambert, Jo Durbin, Tilly Devine, Calista Kane and Isabelle Jennings.

They tucked into hot chocolate and biscuits, and many brought their teddy along to join in the fun.

Pupils at Holy Trinity primary school also took part by dressing up in their favourite literary costumes, along with young children at Totspot Day Nursery, based at Dean Clough. Their animal themed day saw children and staff came dressed as animals and did animal-themed activities throughout the day.

Silence was golden at Rastrick High School & Sixth Form College as students and staff picked up and read a book for thirty minutes to celebrate.

At West Vale primary pupils dressed up as a book character. Characters included Minnie the Minx and Harry Potter.

West Vale Primary School  'Dress Up as a Book Character Day." Connor Morris aged seven

West Vale Primary School 'Dress Up as a Book Character Day." Connor Morris aged seven

A storytelling wizard dropped by the Book Case in Hebden Bridge. Wyndleberry the storytelling wizard read tales from Winnie the Witch and activities ran throughout the day including making a witch’s hat.