In pictures: Chapter two of World Book Day in Burnley

Children across Burnley and Padiham pulled out all the stops for World Book Day.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 1:02 pm
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 2:08 pm
Chloe Bradshaw (seven) looked perfect as Mary Poppins

Held yesterday, schools and nurseries across the borough asked children to dress as their favourite characters from a book and the response was tremendous.

From Mary Poppins and Captain America to Mr Tickle and Harry Potter, there was even an enterprising duo who put their own slant on the day by dressing as words from a book.

Hallie Roberts (one) as a tiny Red Riding Hood.
Erin Grace Whittle (seven) of St John the Baptist RC Primary School, Padiham, as Gangsta Granny.
Lexie Dutton (11) of Whittlefield Primary School, Burnley dressed as the word Rainbow.
Erika Corns (11) of Whittlefield Primary School, Burnley, dressed as a ruler.
Marnie and Mylah both dressed as a Goldilocks
Zoey Lawless as an Oompa Loompa from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.
Stanley Pilkington Sykes (four) who attends Whitegate Nursery, Padiham as Fantastic Mr Fox.
Corby (seven) and Rio (three) Carter as Captain America and Dash from The Incredibles.
Zara Lawless as Thing One from The Cat In The Hat
Ruby Lambert (11) of Briercliffe Primary School, Burnley, strikes a pose as Miss Trunchbowl from Matilda.
Lawson Monks and his little sister Lainey as Woody and Jessie from Toy Story.
Oliver Boden as Harry Potter.
Maddison Martin (four), who goes to Padiham Primary School, as Belle from Beauty And The Beast
Alfie Worth (two) as his favourite character Batman.
Oscar Wiggin (five) a pupil at Wheatley Lane Primary School,Fence, dressed as Mr Tickle from the Mr Men books in a costume made by his godfather, Nat Thornton.
Oliver Wilkinson (nine) of Burnley's Christ the King RC Primary School, Burnley, dressed as a greek warrior.
Tienna Whittaker (nine) of Christ the King Primary School, Burnley dressed as Hermione from Harry Potter.
Lily-Mae ( eight) strikes a pose as Tracy Beaker.