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Straight off the page! Book Day parade

09 March, 2018

Aisha Abdullahi, Year 5 as Mary Poppins and Nasreen Noor, Year 6 as Cleopatra

PUPILS came to school dressed as their favourite characters for World Book Day.

Children at Copenhagen Primary School, off Caledonian Road, got creative with their costumes on Tuesday, after original plans to celebrate World Book Day last Thursday were thwarted by the snow.

Katie-Celine Pavlou, Year 3, as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz, and Avril Lahorm, Year 4, dressed as Willy Wonka

Those crowned as “best dressed” bagged a prize of Roald Dahl books and other children’s favourites.

Winners included Dalani Telfer O’Marde, in Year 2, who dressed up as Black Panther, and Avril Lahorm, in Year 4, who came as Willy Wonka.

Teachers Kat Lambrou and Becky Thomson with Dalani Telfer O’Marde, dressed as the Black Panther

Avril said: “I played Willy Wonka in my drama class and it was really fun so I dressed up as him today.”

Head Amardeep Panesar, who dressed up as Princess Jasmine from Aladdin, said: “It was difficult choosing the winners. Everyone has made a huge effort. It’s important to promote reading and it’s exciting for the kids to dress up. It’s about having an understanding that having imagination and creativity is so important.”

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