Children, adults and authors celebrate ‘more important than ever’ World Book Day

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4 March 2021

Children, adults and authors have celebrated a World Book Day “more important than ever” amid coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Postboxes in five cities were decorated by Royal Mail to celebrate local authors, while thousands of children dressed up as their favourite literary characters – including Lucy from Kent.

Some children are already back at school, such as children of key workers at Cheam Common Junior Academy in Worcester Park, London – who wore costumes varying from Mr Bump and the Cat in the Hat to Doctor Who.

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