World Book Day £1/€1.50 Books and Tokens

Welcome to our World Book Day £1/€1.50 Book and token page where you can find out everything you need to know about our £1/€1.50 Books and token.

World Book Day £1/€1.50 Books and Tokens

World Book Day £1/€1.50 Books and Tokens

£1/€1.50 books

Children and young people can choose one of the £1/€1.50 books FREE with their £1/€1.50 token. The tokens are distributed through schools, early years settings, and a range of children’s magazines. We also work with McDonald’s to include the £1/€1.50 token with Happy Meals. Find your nearest participating retailer.


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Click below to see more about our £1/€1.50 books!

£1/€1.50 books

How to exchange your £1/€1.5o token

Children can swap their £1/€1.5o token for any of the £1/€1.5o books or get £1/€1.5o off a full price title, any full price book or audiobook (as long as the book or audiobook costs at least £2.99 (or €3.99 in Ireland) at participating booksellers. Find your nearest participating retailer.

Please note that the World Book Day book tokens cannot be used for online purchases.


£1/€1.50 Token

How are the £1/€1.50 books chosen?

World Book Day works with publishers to create a list of £1/€1.50 books to appeal to a wide range of children at all ages, interests, and stages of reading.

We aim for the books to appeal to all children, particularly those who need encouragement to read for pleasure.

If you would like to know more about how we choose our £1/€1.50 books click here.

Digital Token

The digital token should be used once by one child.

Teachers should use the same PDF each time. The same barcode will work for all parents and children within the school.

Tokens Will Be Available To Download In January 2024.

Digital Tokens

Accessible Copies

All the World Book Day £1/€1.50 books are available in braille, large print, and audio with help from RNIB, Guide Dogs, Calibre Audio and Vision Ireland. If you require one of these formats, please get in touch with the following contact numbers closer to World Book Day:

RNIB – Braille & audio versions (UK) 0303 123 9999
Guide Dogs – Large print (UK) 0345 143 1000
Calibre Audio – Audio versions (UK) 01296 432 339
Vision Ireland – Braille, audio, large print (Ireland)

We aim to support readers who are dyslexic by asking publishers to ensure the books are printed on off-white paper with a high opacity to ensure all our books are accessible to all.


Registration for World Book Day 2024 is now closed.

If you would like to check your school’s registration status, we recommend contacting

If your tokens or pack do not arrive please contact

If you’d like to know who can register for the £1/€1.50 tokens click here.



After world Book day – LEFTOVER £1/€1.50 BOOKS

We encourage any booksellers with leftover stock to contact their local schools or community groups, such as food banks.

If you are a school looking for leftover £1/€1.50 books please contact your local retailer. Find them  here.