Today is World Book Day and school children across Essex are set to spend a whole day celebrating books.

The event is the world’s biggest initiate to provide young people in the country with a book of their own.

It is also a great opportunity for youngsters to bring their favourite book characters to life and fundraise at the same time.

Whether your little one is a fan of JK Rowling or the works of Roald Dahl there are a whole host of characters to choose from.

Is your child dressing up for World Book Day today?

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World Book Day 2019

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