Spreading the word for World Book Day in the Axe Valley

PUBLISHED: 18:30 08 March 2016 | UPDATED: 08:50 14 March 2016

Penny Davis from Seaton library and Jenny Eagles of Pyramid bookshop organised a human chain of book readers. Ref mha 09-16TI 2128. Picture: Terry Ife

Penny Davis from Seaton library and Jenny Eagles of Pyramid bookshop organised a human chain of book readers. Ref mha 09-16TI 2128. Picture: Terry Ife

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Parents and children formed a human chain to ‘read around the block’ when they celebrated World Book Day at Seaton, on Thursday.

Many of the youngsters dressed as heroes from their favourite stories to take part in the event, which was jointly organised by the library and the Owl and Pyramid bookshop.

Amongst the colourful characters were Harry Potter, The Demon Dentist and a dinosaur in his underpants.

A free to enter competition to win tickets for the tramway was run at the library and won by Sandy Parl. And Jenny Eagles, at the Owl and Pyramid book shop, gave out vouchers to the children who dressed up.

At Axminster Community Primary Academy, youngsters also dressed as characters from their favourite stories to celebrate World Book Day.

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


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