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The Best Buys for World Book Day 2020

Published on 24th February 2020 by Tessa Robinson

With World Book Day just around the corner we thought we’d let you know our recommendations for the best buys. Please do check out the small businesses websites too to see everything that they have to offer.

The Sparkle Club

The Sparkle Club World Book DayWorld Book Day is around the corner Thursday March 5th and many children enjoy playing as their favourite book characters on this day and all throughout the year! Many popular characters include Matilda, Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz and other classics like Little Red Riding Hood or Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

At the Sparkle Club, we have a fantastic range of childrens sparkly shoes go with just about every dressing-up character you can think of! But our most popular is Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. Use a school summer dress in blue gingham, white apron and then add our Red Glitter Shoes. We also sell them with white socks and blue gingham hair elastics.

The Daring Droplets

The Daring DropletsThe Daring Droplets: World Water Cycle Team is a 36 page illustrated children’s book aimed at 3-8 year olds. Drizzle, Dribble and Dazzle have a race to see who will complete a water cycle first.

The Daring DropletsThe Daring Droplets’ Diary: 350 million years ago to today is a 36 page illustrated children’s book aimed at 6-10 year olds. Drizzle, Dribble and Dazzle demonstrate how long the water cycle has been going for by starting their diary in prehistoric times and ending in the present.

World Book Day with Parrot Street Book Club

Inspire your child to love reading with a monthly book subscription!

Parrot Street Book Club World Book DayParrot Street Book Club is a subscription book club for children aged 5 to 11. Each month your child will receive a carefully selected chapter book and activity pack in a letterbox-friendly package addressed to them. You will discover great new books and titles that you might not have found for yourselves, helping to encourage your child to read more widely. All our books can be enjoyed equally by boys and girls and our book club-style questions and activities all add to the fun. Choose between two age categories to suit your child’s reading ability. Plus for every book shipped we make a donation to Beanstalk, a great UK literacy charity.

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World Book Day with Tales of Me Books

Tales of Me Books World Book Day‘The Tale of Starting School,’ helps children to learn about and prepare for starting school before they even begin!

Children will become familiar with their new teachers, new environment  & new routines by personalising their Tale with photographs and filling in the different sections.

Once their Tale is complete, children will be ready to start, ready to learn and most importantly ready to have fun and enjoy school!

World Book Day with Beau’s Bookshop

Beau's Bookshop World Book DayBeau’s Bookshop offers high quality Usborne Books for all ages – and we accept World Book Day tokens too!

Whether you’re wanting to help your preschooler learn to read with our Phonics Readers box set, or engage your older book worm in an amazing fiction series such as this Cogheart range, then look no further.

Here at Beau’s Bookshop we firmly believe that every child is a reader – they just need to find the right book.

Feel free to get in touch for personal recommendations, or head to to browse or purchase from the full range.

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World Book Day with Little Box of Books

Little Box of Books World Book DayWith World Book Day coming up, a subscription or one off gift box with Little Box of Books will introduce your 0-11 year old to some wonderful new characters in beautiful story books from top publishers and authors. Putting together vibrant and exciting collections of inclusive and representative story books, Little Box of Books helps more children to see themselves in stories and help children better understand the world. The books they choose have characters that show diversity in race, culture, family set up and background, they choose books that disrupt gender and disability stereotypes.

To buy head to and tell your primary school – they pride themselves in revamping tired school library collections with books that better reflect the school and/or UK population.




World Book Day with Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs World Book DayReading Eggs is the multi-award winning online reading programme for kids aged 2–13. The programme helps children learn to read and develop a lifelong love of reading from an early

Featuring hundreds of self-paced lessons, interactive games, catchy songs and motivating rewards, children love progressing through each map while developing key phonics and literacy skills.

Reading Eggs is available to purchase as a monthly or annual subscription.

For a limited time only, you claim a FREE 30-day trial of Reading Eggs here.

Mysteries in Time

This award-winning subscription box brings history to life for kids aged 7-11 with an exciting combination of stories, facts, puzzles, crafts, colouring-in and more. Receive a Time Machine delivered to your door each month that’s packed full of high-quality, fun, educational activities, starting with a visit to Ancient Egypt to learn about mummies, hieroglyphs, pharaohs and much more. Subscribe today and take your kids on an exciting and educational journey through history!

Celebrate World Book Day with 50% off the first adventure to Ancient Egypt!

Use code WBD50CP for the Classic Pack

Use code WBD50BB for the Bumper Box

Soccer Star

Soccer Star World Book DayMake someone happy with their very own personalised football book. Your chosen name stars for their favourite team. Add you own message, presented in a silver embossed gift box and certificate of authenticity.

Use code: CLUBHUB10 for your exclusive 10% discount

See for full details.