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

Pupils at Beech House dressed as their favourite book characters

The whole of Beech House took part

The whole of Beech House took part

Children transfigured into Hogwarts students for the day

Children transfigured into Hogwarts students for the day

Characters from Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

Characters from Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

Lots of Little Red Riding Hoods - including Mrs Taylor!

Lots of Little Red Riding Hoods - including Mrs Taylor

Even the teachers were dressed as their favourite characters

Even the teachers were dressed as their favourite characters

Children's book illustrator Lesley Danson visited Year 1

Children's book illustrator Lesley Danson visited Year 1

She talked to pupils about the paints and brushes she uses

She talked to pupils about the paints and brushes she uses

Showing the children some of her work

Showing the children some of her work

Looking at an illustration from 'Dragon Magic' by Pippa Goodhart

Looking at an illustration from 'Dragon Magic' by Pippa Goodhart

Children look at different pictures Lesley has drawn

Children look at different pictures Lesley has drawn

Lesley shows the children her illustrations in the 'Dragon Magic' book

Lesley shows the children her illustrations in the 'Dragon Magic' book

Comparing the original with the version in the book

Comparing the original with the version in the book

A group of children discuss some of the pictures

A group of children discuss some of the pictures

The children were captivated by the beautiful illustrations

The children were captivated by the beautiful illustrations

Colourful scenes from many different books

Colourful scenes from many different books

Lesley brought in line drawings as well as colour pieces

Lesley brought in line drawings as well as colour pieces

Lesley talking to a small group about one of her pictures

Lesley talking to a small group about one of her pictures

Talking about the layout of words on the page around the main image

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

It was great for Lesley to share her work with the children