Another year, another Book Week done and dusted!

But it wouldn’t be the end of another great week of costume creativity without our annual Mum Central Book Week parade!

So which parents went above and beyond the traditional pirate attire to find dress up treasure during Book Week 2018?

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Check out these incredible Book Week costume ideas, most from our very own Mum Central audience, that get a shiny gold star for awesomeness.


Best Book Week costume ideas

Alice in Wonderland and Claris

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Pig the Pug and IT (*shudder*) 

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Bad Guys and Green Eggs and Ham

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The Jungle Book and Goth Girl

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Where’s Wally and Pig the Star

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Pinocchio and Geppetto

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The Day the Crayons Quit

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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Where the Wild Things Are

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Ella Diaries

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The Wizard of Oz

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland book week costumes
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A Child’s First Book of Trump (Yes, this is a book!)

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Beauty and the Beast

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Where’s Wally

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The Gruffalo

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Bad Guys

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Oh the Places You’ll Go

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The Cat in the Hat

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The Lorax

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Fox in Socks

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Dear Zoo

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Frida Kahlo

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Thelma the Unicorn

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Madeline

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Where is the Green Sheep?

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The Gumnut Babies: Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

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The Paper Bag Princess

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The Chronicles of Narnia

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There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Mozzie

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Paddington

Paddington easy book week costume
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Anh Do, Weirdo

Anh Do - Book Week costume ideas
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Raggedy Ann

Raggedy Ann Book Week costume idea
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Goldilocks

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood Book Week costume ideas
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Eric the Viking

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Whether you love Book Week or loathe it, one thing is certain – with these costume treasures, there’s plenty of inspiration for next year! And a big thank you to all our Mum Central readers who submitted their photos.

Looking for more Book Week costume ideas? Check out these ridiculously easy Book Week costumes as well as our Book Week Parade from 2017. 

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe, including her son, daughter, cat, dog, partner and baby #3 who is currently taking up residence on her bladder. When she's not writing, you can find her floating in the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach or nagging her kids to put on their pants.

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