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Book Week Costumes & Ideas 2022

Book Week 2022 is coming up: 20th-26th August! Looking for inspiration on what to dress up as for 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, discover the range of costumes at Spotlight today, and find more inspiration on how to make a Book Week costume below.

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Be Involved in the Magic of Book Week 2022

Book Week is a magical time where children across Australia unite in celebrating books, authors & illustrators. Book Week is an opportunity for schools to have fun and put on costume parades, reading activities, run competitions and tell stories to inspire. Reading and the love of books can transform the lives of young students. Book Week aims to ignite the love of reading and literature for everybody. 

Book Week 2022 Theme

The Book Week theme for 2022 is ‘Dreaming with eyes open…’. There are many amazing costume ideas for this theme. Get inspired by mystical book characters and inspire young readers to develop their imaginations and reveal their biggest dreams. This theme is also a beautiful reflection and celebration of Indigenous culture, encouraging everyone to celebrate.

Find Easy Last Minute Book Week Costumes

If you need quick ideas for a Book Week Costume, check out the range of kids costumes which are available for 4 hour click and collect. You can also put together a great last minute costume with some face paint and accessories.

Shop Online at Spotlight

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



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