Melton borough photos of World Book Day - What book characters did you dress as?

Despite the sub-zero temperatures and the 'Beat from the East' causing many of schools and pre-schools in the Melton borough to shut last week, staff and pupils made a huge effort to dress up for World Book Day (March 1).

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 12:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 3:09 pm
Lucy Woodcock (11), of Brownlow Primary School, dressed as 'Grandpas Great Escape.' A book character by David Walliams PHOTO: Supplied

From Where’s Wally to Snow White and Woody from Toy Story, here’s a look at some of your fantastic pictures.

If you can’t spot your child here don’t panic, the photo of them will be in the paper.

Youngsters at Whissendine Pre-school dressed as their favourite book character. Some of the children used their superpowers to get through the snow PHOTO: Supplied
Lilly-Sue (6), of Brownlow Primary School, dressed as Snow White PHOTO: Supplied
Children from Harby Pre-school celebrated World Book Day by taking their favourite books and dressing as one of the characters PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery on Norman Way, Melton, dressed up for World Book Day and brought their favourite books to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery on Norman Way, Melton, dressed up for World Book Day and brought their favourite books to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery based at Swallowdale Primary School dressed in their pyjamas for World Book Day and snuggled down for bedtime stories PHOTO: Supplied
'Family Favourites' was the theme of the day for children at Whissendine Primary School. Key Stage 1 were immersed in the magical world of Julia Donaldson while Key Stage 2 celebrated the fantastic characters of Roald Dahl books PHOTO: Supplied
Brownlow boys from left to right: Oliver Peters as Wheres Wally, Harvey Glover as The Cat in the Hat and Joseph Beckwith-Lee as an alien in Underpants PHOTO: Supplied
The Melton Mowbray Nursery School celebrated World Book Day by dressing up and taking their favourite book to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
The Melton Mowbray Nursery School celebrated World Book Day by dressing up and taking their favourite book to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Year 1 pupils at St Francis Catholic Primary School. Taylor Bowes dressed as Where's Wally and Filip Skotarek PHOTO: Supplied
Year 5 at St Francis Catholic Primary School support younger children to read. Pictured left to right: Ruby Cropper (Y5), Isaac Wotton (Y1), Tobias Kumirayi (Y1) and Logon Srour (Y5) PHOTO: Supplied
Staff at St Francis Catholic Primary School dressed as Oompa Loompas from Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Mr Hallam took on the role of Willy Wonka PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Frisby Pre-school dressed up for World Book Day. They had Oi Frog, Monkey puzzle, Cinderella, Anna, Bumblebee, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Elsa, The Gruffalo, Batgirl, The Cat in the Hat, Splat the Cat and Hermionne Grainger PHOTO: Supplied
Teachers and pupils at Frisby Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Staff dressed up as characters from the same book and the children were invited to make guesses as to which book they were from PHOTO: Supplied
Brothers Cailin (10), and Casey Nolan (8), of Frisby Primary School, dressed as Thing One and Thing Two from The Cat in the Hat PHOTO: Supplied
Queniborough Primary School entered into the spirit of things by dressing up. Year 6 were characters from The Huger Games, Year 5 were space characters from Cosmic, (as pictured) Year 4 were characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Year 3 were stone age characters from UG, Year 2 were dinosaurs from Dinosaur Cove stories, Year 1 were characters from The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark and Foundation Stage were characters from stories by Mini Gray PHOTO: Supplied
Thrussington Primary School helped to raise £40 for World Book Day. Some of the book characters children dressed as included Gangsta Granny, Mr Stink and The Tiger Who Came to Tea PHOTO: Supplied
Youngsters at Whissendine Pre-school dressed as their favourite book character. Some of the children used their superpowers to get through the snow PHOTO: Supplied
Lilly-Sue (6), of Brownlow Primary School, dressed as Snow White PHOTO: Supplied
Children from Harby Pre-school celebrated World Book Day by taking their favourite books and dressing as one of the characters PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery on Norman Way, Melton, dressed up for World Book Day and brought their favourite books to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery on Norman Way, Melton, dressed up for World Book Day and brought their favourite books to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Early Years Nursery based at Swallowdale Primary School dressed in their pyjamas for World Book Day and snuggled down for bedtime stories PHOTO: Supplied
'Family Favourites' was the theme of the day for children at Whissendine Primary School. Key Stage 1 were immersed in the magical world of Julia Donaldson while Key Stage 2 celebrated the fantastic characters of Roald Dahl books PHOTO: Supplied
Brownlow boys from left to right: Oliver Peters as Wheres Wally, Harvey Glover as The Cat in the Hat and Joseph Beckwith-Lee as an alien in Underpants PHOTO: Supplied
The Melton Mowbray Nursery School celebrated World Book Day by dressing up and taking their favourite book to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
The Melton Mowbray Nursery School celebrated World Book Day by dressing up and taking their favourite book to share with their friends PHOTO: Supplied
Year 1 pupils at St Francis Catholic Primary School. Taylor Bowes dressed as Where's Wally and Filip Skotarek PHOTO: Supplied
Year 5 at St Francis Catholic Primary School support younger children to read. Pictured left to right: Ruby Cropper (Y5), Isaac Wotton (Y1), Tobias Kumirayi (Y1) and Logon Srour (Y5) PHOTO: Supplied
Staff at St Francis Catholic Primary School dressed as Oompa Loompas from Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Mr Hallam took on the role of Willy Wonka PHOTO: Supplied
Children and staff from Frisby Pre-school dressed up for World Book Day. They had Oi Frog, Monkey puzzle, Cinderella, Anna, Bumblebee, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Elsa, The Gruffalo, Batgirl, The Cat in the Hat, Splat the Cat and Hermionne Grainger PHOTO: Supplied
Teachers and pupils at Frisby Primary School dressed up as their favourite book characters. Staff dressed up as characters from the same book and the children were invited to make guesses as to which book they were from PHOTO: Supplied
Brothers Cailin (10), and Casey Nolan (8), of Frisby Primary School, dressed as Thing One and Thing Two from The Cat in the Hat PHOTO: Supplied
Queniborough Primary School entered into the spirit of things by dressing up. Year 6 were characters from The Huger Games, Year 5 were space characters from Cosmic, (as pictured) Year 4 were characters from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Year 3 were stone age characters from UG, Year 2 were dinosaurs from Dinosaur Cove stories, Year 1 were characters from The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark and Foundation Stage were characters from stories by Mini Gray PHOTO: Supplied
Thrussington Primary School helped to raise £40 for World Book Day. Some of the book characters children dressed as included Gangsta Granny, Mr Stink and The Tiger Who Came to Tea PHOTO: Supplied