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World Book Day Costumes

Are you struggling for world book day ideas? Here are some guides to help you dress up for the occasion and make their World Book Day costume stand out with face paint.

How to guides

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Unicorn Unicorn
Rainbow Tiger Rainbow Tiger
Fox Fox
Dragon Dragon
Alien Hero Alien Hero
Pirate Pirate

Unicorn Face Paint

It's easy to make the elusive unicorn appear with this guide and is perfect for World Book Day as they star in some great books such as The Naughtiest Unicorn and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

Unicorn Face Paint

It's easy to make the elusive unicorn appear with this guide and is perfect for World Book Day as they star in some great books such as The Naughtiest Unicorn and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

What you will need

Fantasy face paint party kit

Fantasy Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Out of stock
Girl with simple kids unicorn face paint. Step 3 of 3

3 Step Guides

RAINBOW TIGER FACE PAINT

Proudly stand out and show off your colourful costume on World Book Day as The Rainbow Tiger.

RAINBOW TIGER FACE PAINT

Proudly stand out and show off your colourful costume on World Book Day as The Rainbow Tiger.

What you will need

Rainbow face paint party kit

Rainbow Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Out of stock

3 Step Guide

Fox Face Paint

Can't beat the classics, use this look to dress up as Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl or Fox in Socks by Dr. Suess for World Book Day.

Fox Face Paint

Can't beat the classics, use this look to dress up as Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl or Fox in Socks by Dr. Suess for World Book Day.

What you will need

Pack of Halloween face paint pens

Brush Pen Halloween Pack

$9.99

Out of stock

3 Step Guide

Dragon Face Paint

There are countless World Book Day favourites with dragons in it, you can't go wrong with this look: Eragon, How To Train Your Dragon, The Hobbit and Zog, just to name a few.

Dragon Face Paint

There are countless World Book Day favourites with dragons in it, you can't go wrong with this look: Eragon, How To Train Your Dragon, The Hobbit and Zog, just to name a few.

What you will need

Rainbow face paint party kit

Rainbow Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Out of stock
Boy with Dragon face paint design

3 Step Guide

Alien Hero Face Paint

Maybe they fancy something a bit more extraterrestrial. Make your fancy dress out of this world with our alien face paint guide and World Book Day characters from There's an Alien In Your Book and Aliens Love Underpants!

Alien Hero Face Paint

Maybe they fancy something a bit more extraterrestrial. Make your fancy dress out of this world with our alien face paint guide and World Book Day characters from There's an Alien In Your Book and Aliens Love Underpants!

What you will need

Adventure Brush Pens Pack

Brush Pen Adventure Pack

$9.99

Out of stock

3 Step Guide

Pirate Face Paint

Arrr a swashbuckling pirate is sure to do the trick on World Book Day, seen in many great titles such as Treasure Island and The Pirates Next Door.

Pirate Face Paint

Arrr a swashbuckling pirate is sure to do the trick on World Book Day, seen in many great titles such as Treasure Island and The Pirates Next Door.

What you will need

Adventure Face Paint Kit

Adventure Face Paint Kit

$18.99

Out of stock
Boy with simple kids pirate face paint. Step 3 of 3

3 Step Guide

Make and create

Costume Ideas

Lion Mane Tutorial

Make any lion costume standout with a mane made from yarn and card.

Dinosaur Costume Tutorial

Using some old clothes and felt, create a full dinosaur costume.

Pirate Hat Tutorial

Use an old hat to promote your pirate costume to captain.