World Book Day 2021World Book Day 2021 will be held on the 4th March. The list of books available and news for the day has been shared during the last week.

Quoted from an email received:

We’re working on plans to ensure that the magic of World Book Day and story-sharing is brought to you in March, and all-year round, whether the classroom is at school or at home!

  • The brilliant line-up of £1 books for World Book Day 2021 that children and young people will be able to choose for FREE with their £1 book tokens is here! There is something to encourage everyone to read for pleasure.
  • Digital events:Your school, library or family at home can be part of the magic of celebrating World Book Day with our £1 authors – online! We’ll send more information about how you can sign up to watch LIVE.
  • Reading on YouTube:Subscribe to our YouTube channel here we’ll be sharing brand new videos including 10-minute author readings, reading inspiration and more from our £1 authors.
  • World Book Day Book Club: A brand new book club  to make reading more fun, memorable and magic for all – watch this space!
  • Share A Story Corner: Discover video stories for the smallest readers and families to enjoy together.
  • Fundraising ideas: We’ll share more soon on how you can help us to raise money for World Book Day n 2021.” (World Book Day 2021)

If you are a school or nursery, please use this link to register to receive your free £1 book tokens, posters and information packs ready for World Book Day 2021. NB You do need to register each year.

The £1 books: more information

  • There’s a Wolf in your book, Tom Fletcher
  • Luna loves World Book Day,  Joseph Coelho
  • The What the Ladybird heard story play, Julia Donaldson
  • Gigantosaurus Dino Spot, Jonny Duddle
  • Planet Omar Operation, Zanis Miles
  • Protect the Planet, Jess French
  • The River Whale, Sit Brahmachari
  • Skysteppers, Katherine Rundell
  • Little Badman and the Radioactive Samosa, Humza Arshad
  • Football School 20 Fantastic Football Stories, Alex Bellos
  • Kill Joy, Holly Jackson (Older children, more for secondary school)
  • Skulduggery Pleasant, Derek Landy (Older children, more for secondary school)