Characters come to life for World Book Day

World Book Day at Netherfield School
World Book Day at Netherfield School

Willie Wonka, Hermione Granger and Mr Stink were among the weird and wonderful characters who headed to Netherfield Primary School today.

In case you haven't guessed, it's World Book Day! The 20th anniversary of World Book Day, to be precise.

The children were asked to write about their character and talk to their peers about great books they have read.

A school spokesman said: "Everyone has received a £1 book token and will hopefully exchange this for a free World Book Day book or use it towards the purchase of a book of their choice at local book stores."

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