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Your World Book Day photos of children in Newcastle & the North East looking amazing! We invited you to send a pic of your youngster all dressed up for World Book Day 2016 in Newcastle and the North East; We invited you to send a pic of your youngster all dressed up for World Book Day 2016 in Newcastle and the North East.

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We got an amazing response to our invitation to send a photo on World Book Day.

Every year the schools and streets are full of colour and invention as children dress up to celebrate their favourite reads and storybook characters - and this year has been no exception.

We have published as many photographs as we can to capture all the fun of the event across the region.

See the first gallery here, the second gallery here, the third here and the fourth gallery here

Your World Book Day photos of children at schools and nurseries in Newcastle & the North East

The day is designated by UNESCO in over 100 countries to encourage children to discover new authors, illustrators, books and all kinds of reading. Many children will receive get a [pounds sterling]1 voucher to spend at school book fairs on special titles or to put towards buying another book.

World Book Day 2016

If you are looking for ideas for your child's reading, here are some favourites Chronicle readers have previously shared.

Mel Groom: Telephone Ted by Joan Stimson and The Green Umbrella by AJ Macgregor.

Carol Ann Eyre Shorting: The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.

Lisa Ovington: Grandpa Bodley and the Photographs by Caroline Castle and Peter Bowman - makes me cry every time!

Kelly Lamb: Three Little Pigs, The Twits by Roald Dahl and I loved Topsy and Tim when I was little.

Carley Jackson: Mog the Cat by Judith Kerr.

Ruby Piper: My favourites were Black Beauty by Anna Sewell and the Patricia Leitch ' Jinny ' books. My 8-year-old's current favourites are Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney, the Ladybird books , The Boy Who Cried Wolf and Ghostly Tales .

Gordon Simpson: The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley.

Robert Beattie: Three Billy Goats Gruff.

Lj Steel: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. I love that book

Tommy T New Facey: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis.

Lisa Denehy: Snow White and Rose Red fairytale, and of course, The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton.

Andrea Cummings: The BFG by Roald Dahl.

Helen Burrell: Easy Connections by Liz Berry.

David Hemsley: Stig of the Dump by Clive King and The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall.

Melanie Tate: My children love The Snail and the Whale, and Billy's Bucket . My favourite as a child was The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg.

Sally Coker: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl.

Doreen Wyness: My grandson's favourites are The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson, We're Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, The Gruffalo by Julia Donalson and Boo .

Paul Jock Mclaughlan: The White Mountain books by John Christopher.

Beverly Duke: The Secret Island by Enid Blyton and all her Secret Seven books.

Brenda Lunnon: Heidi by Johanna Spyri.

Rachel Deller: The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

Sarah Emson: Bottersnikes and Gumbles by SA Wakefield.

James Phillips: Hugo and the Man Who Stole Colours by Tony Ross.

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Title Annotation:What's On
Publication:The Chronicle (Newscastle upon Tyne, England)
Date:Mar 6, 2016
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