World Book Day is just a week away and if you haven’t had time to make an elaborate costume for your little munchkin, don’t panic, there’s still some time to make an online order or dash to the shops this weekend. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best costumes to give you some inspiration;

John Lewis & Partners Boys’ Tiger Onesie, Orange – £22
Why not send your little one to school as Tiger from ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ by Judith Kerr? Made from a soft fleece fabric, this onesie is decorated in tiger stripes and features a hood with applique detailing and 3D ears, a zip-through front for ease of dressing and ribbed cuffs for a great fit. Not just a winner for World Book Day, this cosy tiger onesie will see your little one through many sleepovers to come!

Kids Matilda Fancy Dress Costume
– £15 – £16 – Matalan
If your little one loves to read, then what better way to celebrate World Book Day than by dressing up as Roald Dahl’s beloved bookworm? This Matilda fancy dress costume includes a blue short-sleeved dress with a full skirt, puffed sleeves and silver book detailing. The finishing touch? A book bag, of course!

Disney Maleficent Purple 2-Piece Costume
– £15 – £17 – Sainsbury’s
For little ones that prefer to dress up as Disney villains rather than Disney princesses, why not take a look at this awesome Disney Maleficent costume? The set includes a dress with the iconic headpiece in an easy-to-wear headband.

Dennis the Menace – Child Costume
– £18.99 – Party Delights
If your little one has a mischievous streak like Dennis the Menace then they will love dressing up as him this World Book Day! This officially licensed, three piece Dennis the Menace costume features his famous red and black, long-sleeved top with printed badges, a pair of black knee-length shorts and a character face mask.

Disney Toy Story Blue Jessie Costume – £14 – £16 – Sainsbury’s
Yeeh-haw! Your little Disney Toy Story fan will love this cute dress that features a white satin bodice with a yellow gingham top section with fringing and sequin details. The waist has a red scarf style belt with a gold buckle and the cow print skirt has a blue overlay-style layer. It also comes complete with a sparkly mini red cowgirl hat on an Alice band to finish the look.

Little Brian 12 Pack Face Paint Sticks
– £9.15
If all else fails why not paint your little one’s face using Little Brian’s Face Paint Sticks? You can create so many different looks with them like Perdita or Pongo from 101 Dalmatians, Fantastic Mr Fox or Genie from Aladdin – the possibilities are endless.

Who will your little one be dressing up as this World Book Day? Let us know by commenting down below or share your snaps with us over on Facebook and Twitter @UKMums.TV.

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