Online Fancy Dress Retailer Offer 15% Kids World Book Day Costumes

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World Book Day held on the first Thursday in March every year is an exciting event firmly set in the calendar for most British school children. Fancy Dress Shack is pleased to offer a 15% discount on all their children’s World Book Day costumes valid until the 6th March 2013.

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Fancy Dress Shack offer 15% discount on kids World Book Day costumes

We recommend planning in advance and ordering your costume online as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

World Book Day is a very important event on the school calendar, as it helps teachers promote reading skills and opens children’s imagination to a world of possibilities through books. World Book Day celebrates the achievements of authors and the books they have written whilst at the same time showing children books can be fun. Schools all around the world come together with their own celebrations to make the day as fun as possible and fancy dress is usually a prominent feature that both children and school staff look forward to.. From J K Rowling’s Harry Potter to Roald Dahl’s James and The Giant Peach children will dress up and embrace their favourite characters and authors in the daylong celebration.

Jack Munton, who works in customer service for Fancy Dress Shack says “We’ve seen World Book Day grow in popularity each year we’ve been in business. Harry Potter always features as a best seller, as does our history book range of costumes like the Victorian Poor Girl, Tudor costume and Maid Marion. For the boys, Roman soldiers, Pirates and Comic book heroes like Ben Ten and Spiderman are always popular sellers. We recommend planning in advance and ordering your costume online as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment. In previous years we’ve seen a real run on a certain theme of costume and they can quickly sell out leaving little ones very upset. We’ve also spoken with frustrated parents who receive only a few days’ notice before the day and this can cause much stress, so a big shout out to the schools to give Mums and Dad’s a bit more advance warning please!”

Luckily many online businesses including Fancy Dress Shack offer a range of special delivery options for last minute buyers to take advantage of and have their selected costumes delivered the next day.

Jack goes on to say ”Whilst people all across Britain are tightening their belts to save money, participating in events like World Book Day need not be an expensive exercise. We have children’s costumes starting from as little as £8.95 and a whole range of accessories starting from as little as £0.75p. With a bit of imagination parents can create a wonderful costume for their child with a few tactical fancy dress accessories. Those parents strapped for time can go online and buy one of our hundreds of inexpensive fancy dress outfits and save 15% as well. We’re on hand for advice, we’ve plenty of ideas and suggestions for World Book Day, so don’t hesitate to give us a call on 0845 5191150.”

To obtain 15% off go to and add your chosen costume to basket and use the discount code WBDKIDS at the checkout and it will automatically calculate your 15% discount. is one of the fastest growing online retailers of fancy dress costumes in the UK. They have thousands of exciting costumes available for customers to purchase from them online, including ranges for Halloween and World Book Day. With hassle free delivery and a range of delivery options to suit your needs, the friendly team at Fancy Dress Shack are on hand between 9.00am until 5pm to help you with your order.

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