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We will be celebrating World Book Day on 7 March 2024. If you have any questions that aren’t answered below, then please email hi@worldbookday.com

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What are the age ranges for the World Book Day £1/ €1.50 books?

World Book Day’s aim is for the books we present to be for all children and families, and particularly to offer a gateway into reading for those who don’t currently see themselves as readers. To find out more click here

How World Book Day knows its campaign and activities will encourage reading for pleasure

All of World Book Day’s work is based around 6 evidence based elements which support a child to develop a Reading for Pleasure habit. These are: being read to regularly;  having books at home and at school; having a choice in what to read, finding time to read, having trusted help to find a book, making reading fun. All our resources, activities, events and work with partners uses these principles achieve our mission.

Read more about Our Approach here.

Reaching all children

World Book Day’s mission is to offer every child the opportunity to have a book of their own. We believe that every child should have the experience of choosing and owning a book – for free.

We work with partners such as the National Literacy Trust and Read for Good to make an extra effort to reach children in areas of disadvantage.

How to use the £1/€1.50 token and receive a £1/€1.50 book

Booksellers buy the £1/€1.50 books to gift to children in exchange for their £1/€1.50 book token.

The £1/€1.50 tokens and £1/€1.50 books give all children the chance to choose and own a book – for free.

World Book Day, in partnership with schools and others, distributes the £1/€1.50 World Book Day book tokens to children and young people.

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How the World Book Day £1/€1.50 books are chosen and published

World Book Day offers every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own.  The £1/€1.50 tokens and £1/€1.50 books give all children the chance to experience choosing and owning a book – for free. Click here for more information.