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Characters brought to life during World Book Day

Harry Potter, the Gruffalo, the Hungry Caterpillar... plenty of characters have been brought to life at schools across the ITV Meridian region.

Thursday was, of course, World Book Day - a celebration of children's literature. There's concern though, that many young people are missing out because they don't enjoy reading and don't do it every day. Lauren Hall's been to one school to find out why reading is still so important.