Roald Dahl for World Book Day

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Roald Dahl HQ
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12:00pm, 27th February
Charlie, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The BFG

Thursday 5 March is World Book Day (UK and Ireland) - we've got costume suggestions for all your Mr Foxes and Miss Trunchbulls...

Looking for costume ideas for this year's World Book Day extravaganza? Well, you've come to the right place. Hundreds of children across the UK and Ireland will be dressing up as their favourite book character on Thursday 5th - and we've got a few suggestions for the Roald Dahl fans amongst you.

Dress up as Willy Wonka or Charlie Bucket for World Book Day 2015

Channel your inner Willy Wonka or take a leaf out of Golden Ticket-winning Charlie Bucket's book with these whipple-scrumptious costumes, inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Willy Wonka Costume
Charlie Bucket Costume

Dress up as Fantastic Mr Fox or The BFG for World Book Day 2015

Or why not turn yourself into one of Roald Dahl's much-loved characters - mischevious Mr Fox or everyone's favourite nice and jumbly giant, The BFG? You'll be sure to get everyone talking.

Fantastic Mr Fox Costume
The BFG Costume

Dress up as Matilda or Miss Trunchbull for World Book Day 2015

A dilemma for Matilda fans: should you be brave, clever Matilda Wormwood or horrible, mean Miss Trunchbull with the chance to boss everyone around all day? Difficult choice.

Matilda Wormwood Costume
Miss Trunchbull Costume


All costumes are available in sizes Medium (age 7-9) and Large (age 10-12.) Take a look at the individual links for more information on each costume.

Looking for dress-up tips to try at home? Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity have some suggestions for those of you who want to give it a go. Take a look here.