World Book Day.

See these beautiful pictures of World Book Day from down the years – do you know anyone?

To mark World Book Day we've been digging through our archive for pictures from local schools.

Here's some of the best ones! Can you recognise anyone?

The Matrix, Men in Black, and James Bond join forces for the day. From left, Alex Glass, 11, Katie Chandler, 11, Thomas Riley, 11, Leanne Riley, 8, James Brown, 10, and Harry Taylor, 9.

1. East Ayton Primary School, 2004

The Matrix, Men in Black, and James Bond join forces for the day. From left, Alex Glass, 11, Katie Chandler, 11, Thomas Riley, 11, Leanne Riley, 8, James Brown, 10, and Harry Taylor, 9.
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Dinner ladies Judy Bulman and Sue Bedford joined in with Funny-bones outfits and gingerbread men. Front headteacher Trina Price, reads to pupils Becky Green, 8(L), William Barker, 6 and Leah Boyes, 5.

2. Hertford Vale Primary School, Staxton, 2008

Dinner ladies Judy Bulman and Sue Bedford joined in with Funny-bones outfits and gingerbread men. Front headteacher Trina Price, reads to pupils Becky Green, 8(L), William Barker, 6 and Leah Boyes, 5.
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Robbie Kerr, left and Louis Winter enjoy World Book Day..

3. Barrowcliff School, 2013

Robbie Kerr, left and Louis Winter enjoy World Book Day..
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Dressed as characters from their favourite books are (from left).. Sophie Moore, Ryan Ward, Jake Marshall, Laura Young, Regan Ingle, Milissa Fyfe-Barr and Spike Swift.

4. Northstead School, 2009

Dressed as characters from their favourite books are (from left).. Sophie Moore, Ryan Ward, Jake Marshall, Laura Young, Regan Ingle, Milissa Fyfe-Barr and Spike Swift.
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