GALLERY: Reader photos of Peterborough children ready for World Book Day

Well this costume needs no  introduction! Mason Williamson ready for Middleton Primary, sent in by mum Kelly Williamson
Well this costume needs no introduction! Mason Williamson ready for Middleton Primary, sent in by mum Kelly Williamson
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It’s World Book Day today and parents across Peterborough have been sending their little ones to school and nursery dressed as their favourite literary characters.

The day is designed to get children interested in reading by getting them to engage with the characters in the books.

Finley Stockhill dressed as Spiderman, sent in by Scott Stoockhill

Finley Stockhill dressed as Spiderman, sent in by Scott Stoockhill

Schools across the city have events and special classes lined up and parents having been sending the Peterborough Telegraph photos of their children in costume.

Here’s a selection of what we have been sent so far...we’ll share more throughout today so check back!

Kaiden Stockhill dressed as Chase. Thanks to Scott Stockhill for the  photo.

Kaiden Stockhill dressed as Chase. Thanks to Scott Stockhill for the photo.

Tristan Harvey aged 3 going to pre school as The White rabbit from Alice in Wonderland today. Thanks to Penni Harvey for the photo.

Tristan Harvey aged 3 going to pre school as The White rabbit from Alice in Wonderland today. Thanks to Penni Harvey for the photo.

Alison Ross sent in this photo of Charlie Ross, aged 6, as the BFG

Alison Ross sent in this photo of Charlie Ross, aged 6, as the BFG

Danielle Mastin sent this photo of Nevillle Mastin, aged 8, dressed as Diary Of A Wimpy Kid .

Danielle Mastin sent this photo of Nevillle Mastin, aged 8, dressed as Diary Of A Wimpy Kid .

Lynzi Thomas sent us this photo of her daughter Isabelle who is 4 and dressed as Matilda.

Lynzi Thomas sent us this photo of her daughter Isabelle who is 4 and dressed as Matilda.

Victoria Haynes sent us  this photo of Theo Haynes aged 6, who goes to Newborough Primary School

Victoria Haynes sent us this photo of Theo Haynes aged 6, who goes to Newborough Primary School

Amy Holmes sent us this photo of Logan as Mr Bump ready  for Wittering Primary School

Amy Holmes sent us this photo of Logan as Mr Bump ready for Wittering Primary School

Charlie Fuster who is Woody from Toy Story

Charlie Fuster who is Woody from Toy Story

Ella Gilgan, age 3 , dressed as Alice in Wonderland

Ella Gilgan, age 3 , dressed as Alice in Wonderland