Picture special: World Book Day 2019 at Islington primary schools

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

Gazette photographer Polly Hancock was out and about in Islington yesterday to capture the best World Book Day costumes.

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pupils from across all the years, spend time reading together. - Credit: Archant

Schoolchildren across the borough came in dressed as their favourite heroes and villains, fiction and non-fiction characters, humans, animals, and just about everything else that’s ever appeared on the printed page.

Scroll down to see what Polly captured as she visited Copenhagen, Thornhill, St Andrew’s, Rotherfield, Laycock and Canonbury primary schools.

Did you take your own photos? We’d love to see them! Send them to michael.adkins@archant.co.uk and the best will appear in our special World Book Day supplement on Thursday.

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pupils from across all the years, spend time reading together. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Thornhill Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pupils from across all the years, spend time reading together. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. St Andrews Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Pictured pupils inspired by books including James Bond, Paddington, and Harry Potter. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fa

World Book Day 07.03.19. Laycock Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. Bringing a little Hogwarts magic to N1, Reuben (10), Britani (9) and Mason (10). - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Copenhagen Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant

World Book Day 07.03.19.
Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed

World Book Day 07.03.19. Canonbury Primary School in Islington celebrated with a day of book themed fancy dress. - Credit: Archant


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