PICTURE SPECIAL: Camden and Haringey schools celebrate World Book Day
PUBLISHED: 16:12 02 March 2017 | UPDATED: 16:29 02 March 2017
Schoolchildren across Camden and Haringey have been sharing their love of fiction on World Book Day.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the national celebration of literature, staff and students got into the spirit of things by dressing up as their favourite characters.
A band of teachers dressed as Oompa Loompas certainly caught the eye at Channing School, while over at Coldfall Primary School there were appearances from a Stormtrooper and Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz.
Clare Constant, who is acting head of Channing Junior School, said: “We have had some fabulous costumes for our World Book Day celebrations today.
“Everything from Captain Underpants to a troop of staff Oompa Loompas.
“The day started with a wonderful Reception book themed assembly followed by a fancy dress parade.
“In the afternoon the girls met their ‘secret storytellers’ who have inspired them to explore new books.
“The celebrations will continue next week with a reading from ‘Inspector Brunswick: The Case of the Missing Eyebrow’ by Angela Keoghan and Chris Lam Sam and an opportunity for book signing.
“We certainly love books at Channing.”
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