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World Book Day 2019

World Book Day

Celebrate World Book Day with Oxford!

World Book Day

Celebrate World Book Day with Oxford!

We’ve brought together a range of free activities and resources to help you share a love of reading in your school. From free eBooks and downloadable worksheets, to fancy dress ideas and expert tips – you’ll find lots of inspiration to support your young readers, and encourage their creativity this World Book Day.

Activities and ideas for World Book Day

Oxford Owl

Watch stories, discover eBooks and find fun activities on Oxford Owl for some World Book Day classroom ideas



Come and join our Facebook community where we will be sharing World Book Day content, competitions and more!

Oxford Primary Pinterest


Visit our World Book Day board for activities you can try in class, downloadable wall posters, book-themed recipes and more!



Experts share their hints and tips for reading and writing ahead of World Book Day

Stories to help celebrate World Book Day

Hero Academy

Hero Academy

A fully decodable superhero series aligned to Letters and Sounds Sets with flexible teaching notes for one-to-one, independent and guided reading for reading success in Key Stage 1

TreeTops Greatest Stories KS2 Comprehension

Greatest Stories

A timeless collection of key stories to capture our literary heritage, handpicked by top author Michael Morpurgo

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks Comprehension Activity Sheets

Oxford Reading Tree Story Sparks

A series of 36 stories to emotionally engage children and a handbook with over 70 photocopiable comprehension activity sheets

Project X Alien Adventures phonics resources

Project X Alien Adventures

Fully decodable exciting space adventure series aligned to Letters and Sounds Sets to develop reading confidence and ignite a love of independent reading for KS1 and KS2

Traditional Tales cut out

Traditional Tales

Decodable tales from around the world



A series of funny novels, short stories, anthologies and comics which are guaranteed to put a smile on your juniors' faces

TreeTops Fiction

TreeTops Fiction

A wide range of expertly levelled stories to encourage children to develop their own reading tastes.

TreeTops: Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends

Best-loved stories from around the world with tales every child should read

TT Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels

Action-packed picture-novels to hook juniors into reading

All Stars fiction

Brand new chapter books added to this popular series for your high-level readers

Project X Graphic Texts

Explore challenging texts and develop higher level comprehension skills through highly visual classics, poetry and non-fiction (Years 4-6/P5-7).

Read Write Inc. Phonics

Reading and writing right from the start