Axminster schoolchildren celebrate World Book Day

PUBLISHED: 16:18 06 March 2020

Axminster Primary Academy's  World Book Day Ref mha 10 20TI 9320 Picture: Terry Ife

Axminster Primary Academy's World Book Day Ref mha 10 20TI 9320 Picture: Terry Ife

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Youngsters at Axminster Primary Academy dressed as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday (March 5).

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From caped crusaders to fairytale princesses, they wore a variety of colourful costumes to mark the occasion.

Herald photographer Terry Ife went along to record the event.

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●World Book Day is designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, marked in more than 100 countries.

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