Harry Potter to Willy Wonka: 50 of the best World Book Day costumes in Sheffield

Hundreds of schoolchildren up and down the country have been dressing up for World Book Day and Sheffield is no exception.

By Dan Windham
Thursday, 07 March, 2019, 14:47
World Book Day 2019

From Peter Rabbit to Dennis the Menace, the costumes have been creative and incredible in equal measure. Take a look through our gallery to see some of the best ones.

Photo sent in by Cassie Staniland
Kadie dressed as Cruella from 101 Dalmations - Photo sent in by Kirsty Louise Ellis South
From the book Demon Dentist by David Walliams - Photo sent in Sandra Gorner
From the book Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie - Photo sent in by Lee Newton
From The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson - Picture sent in by Laura Fisher
Bella as Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz - Picture by Lacey Ashton Mather
Joe dressed as The Guinness Book of World Records - Picture sent in by Kayla Thompson
By Charles Perrault, Lewis Carroll and J.K Rowling - Picture sent in by Samantha Lister
From the Horrid Henry books by Francesca Simon - Picture sent in by Paris Ardron
Frankie as Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault - Picture sent in by John Tinkler
From 101 Dalmations by Dodie Smith - Picture by Emily Wilkinson
Jacob dressed as Odlaw from Where's Wally by Martin Handford - Photo sent in by Samantha Louise Russell
From Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkein - Picture sent in by Joanne Coster
Ruby as Princess Jasmine from Aladdin - Picture sent in by Keely
From Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Robert Southey - Picture sent in by Mella Jayne Damms
From The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis
Rocco as the Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle - Picture sent in by Diane Else
From Mary Poppins by Pamela Lyndon Travers - Picture sent in by Michelle Ann Copeland-Ward
From the book Gangster Granny by David Walliams - Picture sent in by Becca Thompson
By JUlia Donaldson - Sent in by Kelly Greaves
By Lynley Dodd - Picture sent in by Kerry Brown
By Jeff Kinney - Picture sent in by Victoria Barnes
From Burglar Bill by Janet and Allan Ahlberg - Picture sent in by Lucy Shaw
Played by Rowan Atkinson - Picture sent in by Sam Ironmonger
Played by Jodie Whittaker - Picture sent in by Louise Green

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Alfie from Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney - Picture sent in by Charley Raynor
By David Soman - Picture sent in by Missy Lisa Dawn
By Roald Dahl and Judith Kerr - Picture sent in by Lois Grayson
Created by John Cunliffe and Ivor Wood - Picture sent in by Dawn England
By Roald Dahl - Picture sent in by Chelsea Jade Cox
By J.K Rowling - Picture sent in by Aimi Szczupak
From The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss - Picture sent in by Cathy Procter
From the Mr Men by Roger Hargreaves - Picture sent in by Charlotte Emily
Peyton and Archie as Philip Carlyle and Anne Wheeler from The Greatest Showman - Pciture sent in by Vikki Lynch
From Matilda by Roald Dahl - Picture sent in by Natalie Harrison
Elliott as an Umpa Lumpa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Picture sent in by Nicole J Pinder
By Beatrix Potter and Jeff Kinney - Picture sent in by Anna Jane Williams
Picture sent in by Amy
By Roald Dahl - Picture sent in by Melissa Robertson
From Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell - Picture sent in by Alicia Mellissa Baker
Picture sent in by Amy Bland
By David McKee - Picture sent in by Carrie-Louise Warren
By David Walliams - Picture sent in by Jackie Fothergill
Daisy dressed Awful Auntie by David Walliams - Picture sent in by Hollie Garforth
By Lewis Carroll - Picture sent in by Adele Ellmer
From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Jacob Grimm - Picture sent in by Susan Nuttall
By Judith Kerr - Picture sent in by Leanne Broadhead
By Beatrix Potter - Picture in by Kerry Whearty
From the book Spaghetti with the Yeti by Charlotte and Adam Guillain
From the BFG by Roald Dahl - Picture sent in by Sarah Elizabeth Lewis