Slideshow: Schools across Grantham area celebrate World Book Day

There were hundreds of colourful characters in schools last week when pupils and staff took part in World Book Day.

Youngsters and staff went that extra mile as they dressed up as characters from their favourite books.

Isaac Newton Primary School marks World Book Day. Photo: TRP-2-3-2017-153B (2)

Isaac Newton Primary School marks World Book Day. Photo: TRP-2-3-2017-153B (2)

The day is the biggest event of its kind, designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, marked in over 100 countries.

* See Friday’s Journal for more World Book Day pictures.