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World Book Day turns 25 on March 3 – Resources

Thursday March 3 marks the 25th anniversary of World Book Day and to help schools and students get involved, there are some great new resources to inspire and encourage reading for pleasure.

With a continued commitment to promote reading for pleasure and offer every child a book of their own, this year, the global charity World Book Day has a particular focus on reaching children from disadvantaged backgrounds and its theme this year is “You Are A Reader“.

Check out 25 ways to celebrate World Book Day. 

Not only are there plenty of ideas on ways to celebrate at your school, but two collections of follow-up book ideas have also been released to help continue the theme on throughout the month of March and beyond. The first is World Book Day 2022: What to read next…

The second can be viewed here: 25 books for 25 years: Young Readers booklist

In addition to these specially curated booklists, there is a huge range of resources that have been produced to continue the focus on storytelling and reading for pleasure. Here are a few you might like to try:

 

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