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In pictures: Schoolchildren get into character for World Book Day

Hundreds of schools may be closed because of the poor weather, but that didn't stop these children dressing up as their favourite literary characters for World Book Day.

  • Rose Turner, aged 5, from Birmingham, as Cruella De Vil
  • Tyler and Alice Fisher, from Great Barr, as Mr Stink and Alice in Wonderland
  • Mason, aged 7, from Coventry as Lord Voldemort
  • Freya Falconer, aged 4, from West Bromwich, as Horrid Henry
  • Alice and Jack Hutchins, aged 4 and 6, from Oldbury, as a suffragette and a Peaky Blinder
  • Huey Whittaker, from Stoke on Trent, as The Highway Rat
  • Sienna Goode, from Hereford, as the Roly Poly Bird from Roald Dahl's Enormous Crocodile
  • Chloe Gadsby, aged 4, from Burntwood , as Paddington Bear
  • Henry Holland, aged 6, from Birstall, as The Tin Man
  • Asha and Amber Bradbury, from Ibstock, Leicestershire, as The Queen of Hearts and Cleopatra
  • Vinnie, aged 4, from Solihull as The BFG
  • Finley Kesterton-Cadman, aged 4, from Tipton, as Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Lexie Roberts, from Stoke-on-Trent, as the Mad Hatter
  • Teacher Mrs Ahmed from Arden Primary School in Birmingham as the Snow Queen.