Love books and love dressing up?

Love books and love dressing up?

World Book Day is held on April 23, and the Young Post team couldn’t turn down the opportunity to dress up as some of the best fictional characters around!


This character has always got her head in a book. Photo: Lucy Christie
This character has always got her head in a book. Photo: Lucy Christie

April 23 marks World Book Day. To celebrate, Young Post has decided to dress up! To get you in the spirit of things, every Thursday from now until World Book Day, we will be posting a list of 25 must-read books as some inspiration for costume ideas! 

Can you guess which character sub-editor Sam is?

Argh! This swashbuckling character is on the hunt for treasure. Photo: Lucy Christie


Or which book worm web-reporter Young is dressed up as?

This character has always got her head in a book. Photo: Lucy Christie


We would love to see your creative costumes, so if you are inspired to dress up, take lots of photos, and tag us @youngposthk on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtags #YPreads, #YPWorldBookDay and #YPinCharacter. 

Must-read books

1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

2. Lord of the Flies by William Golding

3. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

4. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

5. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

6. Matilda by Roald Dahl

7. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

8. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

9. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

10. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

11. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

12. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

13. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

14. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

15. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

16. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

17. Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

18. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

19. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

20. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

21. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

22. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

23. Charlie And The Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

24. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

25. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling


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