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Children’s Book Week Costumes & Ideas 2023

Children’s Book Week 2023 is from Saturday, 19 August to Friday, 25 August 2023 with the theme ‘READ, GROW, INSPIRE’. Looking for inspiration on what to dress up as for Children’s Book Week? Find amazing Book Week costume ideas and inspiration at Spotlight, and shop the range of great kids costumes.

You’ll find classic Book Week costumes such as Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Where’s Wally, Little Red Riding Hood, Jungle Book and much more! Don’t forget to check out the variety of costume accessories, wigs, body paint and craft supplies so you can put together a costume to remember. If you’re looking to create an extravagant costume to impress or a last-minute easy Book Week costume, find it at Spotlight.

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A DIY Book Week costume is a great way to get kids involved with arts, crafts and sewing. Create a unique costume at home with all the materials you need from Spotlight.
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Spotlight is the Home of Book Week 2023 Costumes and Ideas

Children’s Book Week is a magical time when children across Australia unite to celebrate books, authors & illustrators. Children’s Book Week is an opportunity for schools to have fun and put on costume parades, reading activities, run competitions and tell stories to enrich growing minds. Reading and the love of books can transform the lives of young students, promoting literacy skills, imagination, communication and inclusion. Children’s Book Week aims to ignite the love of reading and literature for everybody. Spotlight is your destination for ready to wear costumes as well as art and craft supplies that will help you make book week come to life.

What is the Book Week 2023 Theme?

The Children’s Book Week theme for 2023 is ‘READ, GROW, INSPIRE’. There are many amazing costume ideas for this theme. Get inspired by book characters that help to grow minds and promote creative thinking. This theme is a great depiction of the positive impact that books can have on young minds and aims to highlight the importance of reading.

Find Easy Last Minute Children’s Book Week Costumes

If you need quick ideas for an easy book week costume, check out the range of ready-to-wear kids costumes which are available for 4-hour click-and-collect and express delivery. You can also put together a great last-minute costume with some face paint, craft supplies, fabrics and accessories. For ready-to-wear costume ideas, our top picks are below:

Stand Out With DIY Book Week Costume Ideas

Put your crafting and sewing skills forward and why not create your own costume? With materials such as face paint, cardboard, felt, glitter, glue, fabric, ribbons, trims and templates you can make some great costumes at home. You can also add DIY elements to elevate a ready-made costume and really make a statement. At Spotlight we have some great FREE projects for you to try:

Discover more great DIY costume projects and Face Paint Special FX Projects online at Spotlight to create a unique costume this Book Week!

Exciting Book Week Costume Ideas for Teachers

Teachers also get to join in the fun and dress up in a costume of their own and celebrate Book Week. Choosing a childhood favourite book is a great way to reflect on childhood and participate. The range of ready-to-wear adult costumes available at Spotlight is comprehensive, some great Book Week costume ideas for teachers include:

You can also find great general costumes that you can customise for your character such as:

Spotlight is Your Destination For Kids and Adults Harry Potter Costumes

You can find a huge selection of magical Harry Potter costumes for kids and adults perfect for Book Week. Transform into your favourite characters and immerse yourself in the world of Hogwarts with the perfect costume. The range includes amazing character costumes such as the Kids Harry Potter Gryffindor Robe, Adults Harry Potter Gryffindor Robe, Hermione Kids Robe, Luna Lovegood Adults Costume, Professor Dumbledore Adult Costume as well as many great accessories you’ll love. The Harry Potter Glasses and Harry Potter Broomstick are must-haves for completing the look. Don;t forget to replicate Harry’s famous scar with the Harry Potter scar face paint tutorial.

Shop Everything You Need For Book Week 2023 at Spotlight

Shop online or visit a Spotlight Store to find the perfect Children’s Book Week® Costume. You’ll love the selection of kids costumes which are perfect for Children’s Book Week®. Also discover the great range of adult costumes which are great for teachers. Shopping at Spotlight is easy with our range of payment options including Afterpay. Shop online and get FREE shipping on orders over $100, or use our easy FREE 4 hour click and collect services* to find a last minute costume. Find the perfect costumes for Book Week 2023 at Spotlight!



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