Shetland’s children dress up for World Book Day

The isles little readers didn’t hold back for this year’s World Book Day which took place on Thursday, 4th March, dressing up as everything from superheroes to scientists.

The annual event encourages school children to emulate their favourite characters from their favourite book and has become a firm highlight of the school calendar since its inception in 1995.

Check out some of this years peerie characters.

Kate Hall sent in this picture of Jack with a costume designed by Janet Webber-Puffet


Maisie as pictured by Yvonne Sinclair
Ada turns to science. Sent in by Vaila Robertson
Kayleigh Ewan sent in a picture of Holly, 10 as a unicorn and Frankie as Spiderman
Houlls Hansels sent a picture of her granddaughter as a jockey with her sheltie pony book.
Marnie Jamison as an Oorick. Sent in by Rachel Jamison
Annie as a dalmation. Submitted by Stacey Sehnert Leask


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