Joe Wicks does Dumbo while Myleene Klass’ girl is a crayon – celebs mark World Book Day

Forget the ghouls of Halloween, when it comes to dressing up the most creative outfits always emerge on World Books Day.

And despite schools being closed due to lockdown, today was no exception as celebs including Joe Wicks and Myleene Klass too the opportunity to have some fun.

Myleene shared a photo of eight-year-old daughter Hero as a bright red crayon from Oliver Jeffers' popular children's book The Day The Crayons Quit.

She wrote: "Happy #worldbookday from ‘the angry’ red crayon."

Joe Wicks took things on step further, joining daughter Marley in her Disney inspired costume.

The PE With Joe social media star took on the role of the circus ringmaster, while his adorable youngster was Dumbo.

Joe Wicks took things a step further, joining daughter Marley in her Disney inspired Dumbo costume for World Book Day
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Myleene shared a photo of eight-year-old daughter Hero as a bright red crayon from Oliver Jeffers' popular children's book The Day The Crayons Quit
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Always popular, Roald Dahl classic Charlie And The Chocolate Factory was the choice of former Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes daughter Alaia-Mai.

The seven-year-old was dressed as Willy Wonka, the enigmatic sweet factory owner.

Rochelle, who shares her three children with former JLS star husband Marvin, wrote: "Happpyyyyyy World Book Day. Oh you better worrrkkkk it Willy Wonka."

Always popular, Roald Dahl classic Charlie And The Chocolate Factory was the choice of former Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes daughter Alaia-Maia
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Also picking Roald was pregnant Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan's daughter Matilda
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Also picking Roald was pregnant Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan's daughter Matilda.

The five-year-old used her name as inspiration, with Helen writing: "'My beautiful angel daughter as Matilda Wormwood."

Meanwhile Ferne McCann shared a picture of her adorable daughter dresses as Angelina Ballerina.

She wrote: "Angelina is a mouse who wants more than anything else to become a ballerina."

Ferne McCann shared a picture of her adorable daughter dresses as Angelina Ballerina
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Formula One heiress Tamara Ecclestone celebrated in Dubai, where she is currently with her family
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World Book Day has been celebrated since 1995 with children usually going to school dressed as their favourite characters.

But with schools closed, parents had a little more flexibility about how to mark the day.

For Formula One heiress Tamara Ecclestone this meant celebrating in Dubai, where she is currently with her family.

She shared a smiling photo of Sophia, six, in rainbow tights and a bright pink tutu, clutching a unicorn and a copy of Lucy Rowland's book There's No Such Thing As Unicorns.

The annual event is marked in over 100 countries across the world and celebrates authors, illustrators and reading.