“IT’S World Book Day,” the teacher said
“Please come in fancy dress
As your favourite character in a book
And let us all try to guess.”
The parents all just scratched their heads
What could the children be?
They searched through all their books at home
To find their favourite story.
Should they be ogres, witches or elves?
Modern heroes or traditional?
What kind of costume do they need?
Looking fun but also practical.
As they looked the children were lured
Into worlds of fantasy and fun.
The characters leapt out from the pages
And round in their heads they did run.
So make the most of World Book Day
Encourage your family’s wonder
Of the vast array of stories that exist
To make you laugh and ponder.