Looking for some great bookweek costumes ideas? Checkout our book and costume matching

We've done the hard work for you and matched great books to some awesome costumes

Book week starts on the 17th August and is a great way for your child to get involved in the world of books & continue to foster their imagination

We've divided some of most popular costumes and books into 3 categories:

  • Scary  - think vampires, witches, ninjas, ghosts & goblins
  • Magical - Clown, muskateers & more
  • Historical - Cowboys/Cowgirls, pirates 

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Something Scary




Twilight Series, Goosebumps by RL Stein


The Witches by Roald Dahl

Room on the Broom  by Julia Donaldson

Freak street book series - Meet the Wizardsons, The Wizard of Oz


Scream series,  Goosebumps by RL Stein, Casper the friendly ghost


Marvel Ninja’s from The Avengers series

Something magical


Clown by Quentin Blake or Look at me I’m a clown by Sebastian Braun

Maddie the Mitzvah Clown by Karen Rostoker Gruber


The Three Musketeers


Ten Magic Butterflies by Danica MacKellar, The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle, Beautiful Buttergly by Steve Parish or The Magic Faraway Taree by Enid Blyton character Silky the Fairy


The Sailor Dog by Margaret Wise Brown or The Sailor and his Frog byJenny Ryan or Hello Sailor by Ingrid Gordon

Something Historical

Roman Emperor

Julius Caesar

Indian Girl


Cowboy & Cowgirl

Woody from Toy Story, Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas


That’s not my Pirate by Usborne books , or Captain Crabclaw’s Crew by Frances Watts and David Legge, or Dance Like a Pirate’ by Stephanie Owen Reede or ‘The Pirate Who Had to Pee’, or 'I wish I had a pirate suit' by Pamela Allen, Pirate Girl by Cornelia Funke or Pirate Princess by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen