World Book Day 2023 is being celebrated on Thursday 2nd March. They are a charity that operate in the UK and Ireland. Their mission is to promote reading for pleasure, by offering children the opportunity to have a book of their own. They want to see more children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds reading for pleasure and the improved life chances that this brings them.
Designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, World Book Day is marked in over 100 countries around the world.
Many schools throughout Ireland will be participating in related events; Inviting authors into schools to read from their books, holding book sales, and even inviting parents in to read to the children.
If you’re looking for reading inspiration, would like to listen to audiobooks, or want to find some fun activities to share with your children, there’s fantastic information on the World Book Day website.https://www.worldbookday.com/about-us/ireland/