21 photos of World Book Day from the noughties - do you recognise any of your little ones?

With World Book Day fast approaching we thought we would take a look back at photos from previous years - maybe give you a bit of inspiration!

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 4:37 pm
Do you recognise any of your little ones?

This year, World Book Day is on Thursday, March 4, and it's going to be different with children mostly working from home.

But it's still being celebrated with children of all ages coming together to celebrate reading with the chance to dress up as their favourite literary character on the day.

We've taken a look back in our archives at costumes from around Wakefield in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

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Left to right: Year one children, Matthew Walsh, Joe McKeeman, Hannah Poole, Paris Thompson-White, and Mrs Tina Fairchild.

Do you recognise any of your little ones?

Year two children Chloe Whitfield, Georgia Wells, Gabrielle Leach, John Taylor, and Rachael Taylor, educational support assistant.
Josepph Moore, Alex Legg, Caitlen Holey, Kieran Burnley, all lower foundation year, with nursery nurse Jemma Bishop.
Four year old Corey Ward with nursery nurse Jemma Bishop.
Characters L to R are: Miss.Ruth Saxton as The White Rabbit, Kate Blakey as Cat in the Hat, Ella Wrigglesworth as Cruella DeVille, Tiffany Brown as Alice in Wonderland, Liam Batley as The Pirate.
Chronicles of Narnia characters. Back - Taylor Thurston, Lois Pritchard, Lewis Wise, Cleo Evans, Jessica Grimes, Michael Copley. Front - Amy Williams, Ellis Burt.
World Book Day at St Paul's J and I School Alverthorpe - The school council in various costumes.
Fairburn Primary School.
Pupils dressed up at Jerry Clay Lane School for World Book Day 2007.
Cherie Evans as Priscilla the Goose and Adam Potts as Dennis the Menace.
Back - Finn Morris (4) Saskia Jones-Walters (6) Olivia Briggs (8) Beth Horkin (8) Abby Buckley (4) Front - Harry Fitzmaurice (4) Angel Moore (5) Callum Moore (6) Alex Weaver (4).
Saskia Jones-Walters (6)
Robert Hewitt (9) James Longley (9) Hannah Wood (7) Sam Clewarth (11) Jack Parry (11) Molly Bedforth (10) Joseph Kelly (7).
Front Left - Millie Wood, Adam Waite, Matthew Fozzard. Middle Left - Hayley Bell, Adam Hopkinson, Olivia Hubert, Tilly Wright. Back Left - Ciara Snowden, Jay Mawdsley.
Connor Riley & Hannah Byford - both from Foundation Year with other pupils and staff.
Toy Box Nursery take part in World Book Day 2007.
Lawfield Primary School. Teacher Miss Sally Wray aka Winnie the Witch with Merian Hussain aka Cinderella.
Teacher Miss Sally Wray aka Winnie the Witch with Merian Hussain aka Cinderella and Calum Humphreys as a racing driver.
Pyjama event in 2008 - Teacher Heather Taylor with Year 1 pupil Suzy Hussain and Upper Foundation pupil Cy Tonks.
Pupil Joshua Tarves shouts his orders.
Pupil Grace Emmett in 2008.