That time of year again, World Book Day 2024 is fast approaching. The children are getting excited for a fun day of dress up at school. Ignite their imagination and bring their favourite book alive with a fancy dress costume.

The world would look very different without books, I mean what would libraries do? Ok joking aside, films, plays and T.V series often start as books. If no-one is reading books they will disappear and future masterpieces will never be read or turned into films or adapted for stage.

Books bring more to children than good stories. It can improves memory, critical thinking, and helps to develop communication and conversation skills. It has also has been shown to improve mood, and helps children to understand their emotions better, while gaining knowledge. World book day was created to bring books to life and encourage children to read more.

Popular Author's.

Let’s make this world book day a magical experience. At Hollywood we have costumes from many of the most popular books. From authors like Roald Dahl, Enid Blyton to David Walliams.

World Book Day Boy in the dress costume.
David Walliams Boy In The Dress Costume
World Book Day 2024 Awful aunty costume
Awful Aunty Girls Costume
Famous Five Anne Costume
Famous Five Anne Costume
World Book Day 2024 Violet costume
Roald Dahl Violet Beauregard Costume
World Book Day 2024 Matilda csotume
Magical Girl Matilda Girls Costume

Books Made Into Films

Many a book has been turned into a film, from Harry Potter to How To Train Your Dragon. Films brings their favourite book character to live, and fancy dress lets them become them.

Harry Potter Costume
Harry Potter Costume
World Book Day 2024 Hiccup Costume
Hiccup Battlefield Costume
Wednesday Addams Costume
Girls Wednesday Addams Costume

Disney Costumes

Disney films are based on books. Take Alice in wonderland this is based on Lewis Carrol's Alice through the looking glass. Even Frozen is based on a book by Hans Christian Andersons The Snow Queen. So let your little prince or princess dress as their favourite Disney character.

Alice in wonderland World Book Day 2024 costume
Wonderland Princess
World Book Day 2024 Elsa Costume
Frozen Elsa Costume
World Book Day 2024 Mad Hatter Costume
Boys Mad Hatter Costume

Best of The Rest

With so many book characters to choose from you little one is spoiled for choice, and with some of the costumes as low as £5.00, you will defiantly find a bargain.

Factory Worker Costume
Factory Worker Costume
World Book Day 2024 Kids Shark Cape
Kids Shark Cape
Where's Wally Costume
Boys Where's Wally Costume
Kids Huffle Puff Harry Potter Skirt
Kids Huffle Puff Skirt

For even more choice, either browse the website, or if you are local to the south coast, then pop in and see us, shops in Bournemouth, Poole and Southampton.

Just for you parents that are struggling for time we will be open on Sunday 3rd Of March 11am-4pm.