Here are 8 pictures showing the amazing costumes worn by children in Scarborough for World Book Day

Scarborough schools have been showing off their fancy dress costumes as part of their World Book Day celebrations.

Friday, 8th March 2019, 10:12 am
Updated Friday, 8th March 2019, 10:38 am
World Book Day at Gladstone Road School. Aiden and Lorna have fun..

From Harry Potter to characters from the Greek mythology – here's how children from Braeburn School and Gladstone Road Primary dressed up for this year's World Book Day. For the best outfits from years gone by click here.. Pictures from Richard Ponter.

Braeburn school pupils Teagan and Finlee have a fun time..
Gladstone Road Primary School staff Kerry Hide, Joanne Greenway, Nadia Phillips, Sarah Stuart and Helen Halliday play their part.
A trio of Harry Potters at Braeburn school ..Seth, staff member Angel Smith, and Noah.
Morrisons staff Ellie Waite and Paul Cole present Breaburn School Head Richard Crabtree with brand new books..
Gladstone Road pupils Alfie, Dexter and Evie take inspiration from the Greek Mythology
Lennon bring and Medusa Teacher Kerry Ridsdale from Gladstone Road...
Oliver and Amelia from Braeburn school enjoy the day..
Cairo leaps with delight at Gladstone's World Book Day..