World Book Day 2019: Eastbourne, Lewes and Wealden children dress up as their favourite literary characters

Children across Eastbourne, Lewes and Wealden dressed up as their favourite literary characters to mark World Book Day last week.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 9:37 am
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 10:41 am
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day

Take a look through some of these brilliant pictures of little ones in their costumes, as well some from our photographers – and if you haven’t done so already, send in your own – and don’t forget to take a look at some of the costumes across the Hastings, Bexhill, Rye and Battle areas.

Amelia, from Tollgate School in Eastbourne, as Mary Poppins
Ava and Cameron Bettison, aged 4 and 8, from Langney Primary Academy in Eastbourne, as Goldilocks and Harry Potter
Louie O'Neill, 6, from Parkland Infant School in Eastbourne, as The Gruffalo
Marlie Kilshaw, 6, from Motcombe Community Infant School in Eastbourne, as The Velveteen Rabbit
Poppy and Chloe, aged 2 and 4, from Little Rockets Childcare in Eastbourne, as Goldilocks and Alice in Wonderland
Dylan and Jake Braden, aged 7 and 5, from Chiddingly Primary School in Lewes, as The Tiger Who Came to Tea and an army guy
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Roedean Moira House World Book Day
Alexander Mulford, from Gildredge House Free School in Eastbourne, as Saturn from his favourite book The Solar System
Chloe, 11, and Bella, 7, from Bourne Primary School in Eastbourne, as Harry Potter and Alice in Wonderland
Chloe, 6, and Isla, 7, from The Cavendish School in Eastbourne, as Matilda and Miss Trunchbull
Connor, 5, from Langney Primary School in Eastbourne
Elissa, 8, from Ocklynge Junior School in Eastbourne, and Amelie, 4, from Jenny Wren Nursery School in Eastbourne, as Dork Diaries Pop Star and Rapunzel
James, 9, from Oakwood Primary Academy in Eastbourne, as Cat Noir
Leah, 7, from Langney Primary School in Eastbourne
Lilliana, 4, from Parkland Infant School in Eastbourne, as Goldilocks
Maisy, Erina, Ellie-mai, Daisy, Luka and Kaylee, all aged 9, from Ocklynge Junior School in Eastbourne, as Things 1 to 6
Arthur Yabsley, from Motcombe Infants' School in Eastbourne, as King Arthur
Ellie-May Gardner-robb, 4, and Charlie Gardner, 7, from Bright Sparks Nursery and Langney Primary School in Eastbourne, as Alice in Wonderland and Wally
Evie from Eastbourne as Snow White
Freddie, 4, from Polegate School
Mikey as Dennis the Menace, and Bo from The Sherwood B&B in Eastbourne, also as Dennis
Sophia from Eastbourne as The Worst Witch
Thomas, 5, from The Cavendish School in Eastbourne, with Mrs Reynolds and Mrs Snelling as Willy Wonka, the Golden Ticket and an Oompa Loompa
Lacey Stephen, 6, from St John's Meads Church of England Primary School in Eastbourne, as Veruca Salt; and Phineas White, 6, from Motcombe Community Infant School in Eastbourne, as the Artful Dodger
Poppy O’Keeffe, 6, from St Thomas A Becket Catholic Junior School in Eastbourne, as Matilda
Preston and Archie, from St Thomas A Becket Catholic Junior School in Eastbourne, as the evil pea and supertato
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham
World Book Day and new refurbished library celebration at White House Academy in Hailsham