My, grandma! What a great costume for World Book Day you have...

My, grandma! What a great costume for World Book Day you have...

More books, more costumes, and more hilarious photos of the Young Post staff dressed as their favourite book characters


Cadet Nastassja needs a Romeo to come and save her.
Cadet Nastassja needs a Romeo to come and save her.
Photo: Lucy Christie/SCMP

If you have spent most of the Easter break with your nose in a book getting ready for World Book Day on April 23, and have already managed to make your way through our first list of 25 must reads, here are 25 more books you can get stuck into. If you have any books you think should be on the list or you would like to see in next week's list, leave a comment below.

Don't judge a book by its cover

Lucy and Karly might look sane, but you should never judge a book by its cover. Photo: Sam Gusway



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

Who's afraid of the big bad wolf?


We're not sure what's more frightening, John as a wolf, or as a blonde.

It looks like Mel will be having an unexpected guest at her picnic. Photo: Lucy Christie


Books you won't want to put down


1. The Giver by Lois Lowry

2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

4. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

5. Holes by Louis Sachar

6. Little Red Riding Hood by Charles Perrault 

7. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

8. Watership Down by Richard Adams

9. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

10. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

11. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres

12. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

13. Animal Farm by George Orwell

14. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

15. A Tale Of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

16. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

17. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

18. Ulysses by James Joyce

19. The Inferno by Dante

20. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

21. The Five People You Meet In Heaven by Mitch Albom

22. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

23. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

24. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo 

25. Hamlet by William Shakespeare


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