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Pictures: School children across Lowestoft area celebrate World Book Day 2019

PUBLISHED: 10:49 09 March 2019 | UPDATED: 10:55 09 March 2019

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Corton Primary School

School children across the Lowestoft area dressed up as their favourite characters for this year's World Book Day.

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary SchoolCorton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Marked in more than 100 countries across the globe, World Book Day is an annual celebration of the beauty of reading.

After weeks of preparation from parents to ensure outfits were ready, youngsters donned their finest character attire and arrived at school to compare their efforts.

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary SchoolCorton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Spells were cast by Harry Potter characters, Robin Hood stole from the rich to give to the poor and, despite everyone’s best attempts, no one could fine Where’s Wally.

Even teachers couldn’t help but join the fun, dressing up as The Cat in the Hat, Mary Poppins and Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary SchoolCorton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Check out our gallery featuring photos of children from Corton Primary School, Dell Primary School and Westwood Primary School, and see if you can spot your little one.

Corton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary SchoolCorton Primary School celebrated World Book Day 2019. Photo: Corton Primary School

Year 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary SchoolYear 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary School

Year 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary SchoolYear 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary School

Year 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary SchoolYear 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary School

Year 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary SchoolYear 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary School

Year 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary SchoolYear 2 students celebrating World Book Day 2019 at Dell Primary School. Photo: Dell Primary School

Staff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary SchoolStaff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary School

Staff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary SchoolStaff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary School

Staff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary SchoolStaff at Westwood Primary School on World Book Day 2019. Photo: Westwood Primary School

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