World Book Day Costume Ideas for Brothers and Sisters

Where's Wally and Wenda fancy dress costumes

If you’ve got two children who are celebrating World Book Day this year, what a wonderful opportunity to put together a group costume!

There are so many legendary pairings to choose from. Willy Wonka and Charlie Bucket, Matilda and Miss Trunchbull –  the list of brilliant book character duos goes on!

If you’re looking for inspiration, take a look through our World Book Day costume ideas for brothers and sisters. Simply click on an image if you want to see more about a costume, or check out our whole range of World Book Day fancy dress when you’re ready to get your costumes!

Where’s Wally

First up is Where’s Wally! An easy and instantly recognisable costume, this World Book Day costume ideas works great for two! How about dressing one child as Wally and the other as Wanda?

Wally

Where's Wally World Book Day costume

Wanda

Where's Wanda World Book Day costume

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

If your children are fans of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, how about dressing them up as Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka? You could even dress them as a couple of Oompa Loompas!

Charlie Bucket

Charlie Bucket World Book Day fancy dress costume

Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka World Book Day fancy dress costume

Oompa Loompas

Oompa Loompa World Book Day fancy dress costume

Boys' Oompa Loompa costume

The BFG

The BFG has been one of our favourite World Book Day costumes for a long time, and now you can make it a group costume by dressing another child in this brand new Sophie costume!

The BFG

The BFG World Book Day fancy dress costume

Sophie

Sophie BFG World Book Day fancy dress costume

Alice in Wonderland

Imagine how cute your children will look dressed as Alice in Wonderland and the Cheshire Cat! Alice in Wonderland has so many wonderful characters to dress up as but these ones are particularly quick, easy and instantly recognisable.

Alice

Alice in Wonderland World Book Day fancy dress costume

Cheshire Cat

Cheshire Cat World Book Day fancy dress costume

Little Red Riding Hood

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? Little Red Riding Hood has all the makings of a brilliant World Book Day costume for siblings. One child can be Red Riding Hood and the other can be the big, bad wolf!

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood World Book Day fancy dress costume

The Big, Bad Wolf

Big, Bad Wolf fancy dress costume from Little Red Riding Hood

The Wizard of Oz

Most people forget that The Wizard of Oz was a book before it was a famous film, and that it’s a brilliant World Book Day costume idea. How about dressing one child up as Dorothy and the other as the Tin Man?

Dorothy

Wizard of Oz Dorothy World Book Day fancy dress costume

The Tin Man

Wizard of Oz Tin Man World Book Day fancy dress costume

The Gruffalo

Are your children fans of Julia Donaldson’s book The Gruffalo? How about dressing the older child as the Gruffalo and the younger one as the mouse for a cute and easy costume idea.

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo World Book Day fancy dress costume

The Mouse

The Cat in the Hat

Last but not least is Thing 1 and Thing 2 from the Dr Seuss classic The Cat in the Hat! This World Book Day costume for brothers and sisters couldn’t be easier – just throw on the onesie and stick on ‘1’ or ‘2’!

Cat in the Hat Thing 1 fancy dress costume

We hope this post has given you plenty of inspiration for your child’s World Book Day costume! And remember, these costume ideas work well for friends as well as siblings. Check out our full range of book day costumes or stay on our blog for more inspiration!

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