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Pictures: World Book Day celebrated in Newham's schools

PUBLISHED: 13:26 05 March 2015 | UPDATED: 16:38 06 March 2015

Hadia Harif, 4, from Portway Primary School as Little Red Riding Hood

Hadia Harif, 4, from Portway Primary School as Little Red Riding Hood

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If you saw superheroes on the street or bunnies on the bus this morning, you're not going mad.

Free entry to the chocolate factory...or maybe just the school canteen.Free entry to the chocolate factory...or maybe just the school canteen.

Children across the borough dressed up in colourful costumes today to mark World Book Day - a celebration of all things literary.

A number of teachers also joined in the fun by becoming their favourite fictional character for the day.

There’s still time to see yourself or your little one in our gallery.

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Look out if you're at St Bonaventure's - the child catcher is about!Look out if you're at St Bonaventure's - the child catcher is about!

Rayan Ayden Haryshan, 3, from Playdays Preschool as a police officerRayan Ayden Haryshan, 3, from Playdays Preschool as a police officer

Staff at St Bonaventure's in their costumesStaff at St Bonaventure's in their costumes

Carmel-Louise Moore, 4, as Little Red Riding HoodCarmel-Louise Moore, 4, as Little Red Riding Hood

Rihana Haryshan 8, from Hilldene Primary School as Princess AnnaRihana Haryshan 8, from Hilldene Primary School as Princess Anna

Five-year-old Prince JordanFive-year-old Prince Jordan

Staff and students at Quwwat-Ul-Islam girls school celebrate world book dayStaff and students at Quwwat-Ul-Islam girls school celebrate world book day

Uzair Idris, five, from Selwyn Primary School as Paddington BearUzair Idris, five, from Selwyn Primary School as Paddington Bear

Portway Primary School pupils Sonali, Isabella and Yasir, all five, Hadia, four, and Jayarti and Tia, fivePortway Primary School pupils Sonali, Isabella and Yasir, all five, Hadia, four, and Jayarti and Tia, five

These were voted the best staff costumes at St Angela's Ursuline SchoolThese were voted the best staff costumes at St Angela's Ursuline School

The Modern Foreign Languages department at St Angela's Ursuline went Around the World in 80 DaysThe Modern Foreign Languages department at St Angela's Ursuline went Around the World in 80 Days

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