Bolton School Infants

World Book Day

Pupils at Beech House brought children's book illustrations to life by dressing as their favourite characters for World Book Day! Year 1 also enjoyed a wonderful visit from children's book illustrator Lesley Danson, who brought in lots of examples of her work for the children to see.

To read more about the World Book Day celebrations, click here.

Pupils at Beech House dressed as their favourite book characters
The whole of Beech House took part
Children transfigured into Hogwarts students for the day
Characters from Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'
Lots of Little Red Riding Hoods - including Mrs Taylor!
Even the teachers were dressed as their favourite characters
Children's book illustrator Lesley Danson visited Year 1
She talked to pupils about the paints and brushes she uses
Showing the children some of her work
Looking at an illustration from 'Dragon Magic' by Pippa Goodhart
Children look at different pictures Lesley has drawn
Lesley shows the children her illustrations in the 'Dragon Magic' book
Comparing the original with the version in the book
A group of children discuss some of the pictures
The children were captivated by the beautiful illustrations
Colourful scenes from many different books
Lesley brought in line drawings as well as colour pieces
Lesley talking to a small group about one of her pictures
Talking about the layout of words on the page around the main image
It was great for Lesley to share her work with the children