Book week costume ideas for teachers and students

Stuck for Book Week costume ideas again?  Each year Book Week has a theme, this years theme is “Curious Creatures, Wild  Minds”.

Book week costumes for teachers and students

Aladdin Adult, Child
Ali Ba Ba
Alice Adult, Child
Aliens – Aliens in Underpants, we have children’s Alien costumes to purchase or you can buy our Alien Antennae and wear your craziest pair of undies over your clothes.
Amelia Bedelia – Wear a dark skirt & top with a white full apron and add some artificial flowers to the front brim of a hat. Our purchased Victorian poor girl costume would make a great base for your Amelia costume.
Angelina Ballerina – We sell pink Tu Tu’s and mouse ears or you can attach pink cardboard mouse ears to a headband and wear your pink ballet gear.  
AnimalsAdult, Child
Anna – Frozen
Anne of Green Gables – You need a straw hat, pig tails & pinafore or apron. Think floral, denim, blues & greys. For a child our purchased Victorian Schoolgirl costume would work well.
AnnieAdult, Child
Annie Oakley
Ariel
ArmyAdult, Child
Aviators – Flygirl, Biggles, I want to be a Pilot, King of the Air
Bananas in pyjamas
Batgirl
Batman
Bats – Silverwing, Bats at the Beach, Bats at the Library, Rufus
Bears – Where’s my Teddy?, Bear in the Air
Beast
Beauty
Bee – Give Bees a Chance, The UnBEElievables, Honey Bees and Frenemies, Behive, Bumble Bee Boy
Belle
Betty Boop
BFG
Biblical
Biggles
Black Cats
Bob the builder
Bow Peep
Bumble Bee – Give Bees a Chance, The UnBEElievables, Honey Bees and Frenemies, Behive, Bumble Bee Boy
Bunnies
Buzz
Capes & Cloaks
CaptainAdult, Child
Captain America
Captain HookAdult, Child
Captain Underpants – You need a big pair of underpants over your clothes, a toilet plunger and one of our red capes for this one.
Cards – Alice in Wonderland
Cat in the Hat
Cats
Cat woman
Chef
Cheshire Cat – Alice in Wonderland
Chicken – The Little Yellow Chicken,
Cinderella
Cinders
Circus
Cruella
Dalmatians – 101 Dalmatians
Deadpool
Dipsy
Disney
Dinosaurs
DoctorsAdult, Child
Dogs
Donkey – Shrek, The Wonky Donkey
Dorothy
Dracula
Dracula’s Bride
Dragons
Dr Who
Dumbledore – Harry Potter
Easter Bunny
Egyptians
Elephant – There’s an Elephant in my Kitchen, Horton Hears a Who, Elephant & Piggy, The Elephant Whisperer, The Elephant’s Story, The One & Only Ivan
Elizabeth I – Horrible Histories
Elizabethan
Elsa (Frozen)
Esmeralda – Frozen
Fairies
Fairy Godmother – Cinderella
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fiona – Shrek
Firemen
Flash
Forest Fairy
Forky – Forky in Craft Buddy Day (Toy Story)
Fox – The Fox in the Library, Jane the Fox & Me, Fox Friend, Little Fox in the Forest, The 3 Little Pigs
Friar Tuck
Frodo – Lord of the Rings
Frogs
Frozen
Game of Thrones
Gandalf
Gingerbread man – Shrek
Gladiators
Gods & Goddesses
Gorillas
Grandma Wolf
Gum Nut Babies
Hagar
Harry Potter
Henry VIII
Hobbit – Lord of the Rings
Hodor – Game of Thrones
Hulk
Hunchback
Ice Queen
Incy Wincy Spider
Indiana Jones
Jafar – Aladdin
Jack & Jill
Jack Sparrow – Pirates of the Carribean
Jasmine
Jessie
Jesus
John Snow – Game of Thrones
Joker
Joseph (biblical)
Joseph (Technicolour Dream coat)
Jungle
Kangaroo
Karate Kid
King Arthur
King Henry VIII
King Neptune – King Neptune’s Playground Under The Sea, King Neptune’s Jewels
King of Hearts – Alice in Wonderland
King of Hearts card – Alice in Wonderland
Knights
Koala
Kristoff (Frozen)
Laa Laa
Lab Coats – Dr McStuffin
Lara Croft
Lawrence of Arabia
Leopard – My Life with Leopards, The Leopards Tale
Leprechaun – How to Catch a Leprechaun, The Leprechaun Under the Bed
LionAdult, Child – The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, The lion Inside, Library Lion
Little Bow Peep
Little John – Robin Hood
Little Red Riding Hood
Lobster – The Secret Life of Lobsters, Lenny the Lobster can’t stay for dinner
Lord of the Rings
Luigi
Madeline
Mad Hatter
Magicians
Maid Marion
Maleficent
Mandrake
Maria (Sound of Music)
Mario Brothers
Mary Magdalene
Mary Poppins
McGonagall – Harry Potter
Merida – Brave
Merlin
Mermaids
Mickey
Middle Ages
Military
Minion
Minnie
Monkey – Grumpy Monkey
Mummy – The Secret Book of Mummies, Goosebumps
Musketeers
Ninjas – Diary of a 6th Grade Ninja, Mad Libs, Ninja, You Wouldn’t Want to be a Ninja Warrior
Nurses
Odlaw – Where’s Wally
Ogre
Oompa Loompa
Owls – Owl, Who, There’s an Owl in the Shower, Hoot, Owly
Parrot – Some Birds, If you were a Parrot, The Parrot’s Theorem
Penguin – Mr Popper’s Penguins
Peter Pan
Phantom of the Opera
Pharaohs
Pilot
Pinocchio
Pirates 
Pirates of the Caribbean
Playing card
Po
Pocahontas
Poison Ivy
Polar Bear
Police
Popeye
Prehistoric
Prince Charming
Princess
Princess Fiona
Pulp Fiction
Pumpkins
Quasimodo
Queen Neptune
Queen of Hearts – Alice in Wonderland
Queen of Hearts card – Alice in Wonderland
Queen of the Desert
Queen of the Nile
Queens
Rabbits
Raggedy Anne
Rambo – First Blood 1972 novel
Red Queen
Red Riding Hood
Redcoat Soldiers
Regency (Late 1700’s—Early 1800’s)
Reindeers
Religious
Renaissance
Riddler
Ring Masters
Robin (Batman)
Robin Hood
Romans
Romeo
Royalty
Sailors
Sailor Moon
Safari
Safari Suits
Scarecrow
Scarlet O’Hara
Seven Dwarfs
Shark – Misunderstood Shark, There was an Old Mermaid Who Swallowed a Shark, Lego Super Sharks, Fly Guy Presents Sharks
Shepherd
Sherlock Holmes
Shrek
Skeletons
Sleeping Beauty
Smurf
Snape – Harry Potter
Snow Queen
Snow WhiteAdult, Child
Soldiers – Who is Sam the Soldier?
Sound of Music
Space
Spanish
Spartan
Spider – Mrs Spider’s Tea Party, Charlotte’s Web
Spiderman
Storm
Super girl
Superman
Swiss – Hansel & Gretel
Tarzan
Technicolour Dream coat
Teddy – Where’s my Teddy?, Bear in the Air
Teletubbies
Three Musketeers
Thor
Tiger – The Tiger Who Came to Tea, There’s a Tiger in the Garden, Winnie the Pooh, Little Tiger, Life of Pi
Tiger Lily
Tinkerbell
Tinky Winky
Tinman
Toy Story
Tudor – Horrible Histories
Tweedle Dee – Alice in Wonderland
Tweedle Dum – Alice in Wonderland
Ugly Sister
Unicorn – Thelma the Unicorn
Ursula
Vampires
Veruca Salt – Willy Wonka
Victorian
Vikings
Virgin Mary
Wendy – Peter Pan
Where’s Wally
Where’s Wenda
White Rabbit – Alice in Wonderland
Wicked Witch of the West – Wizard of Oz 
William Wallace
Willy Wonka
Wise men
Witches
Wizard of Oz
Wizards
Wizard Whitebeard – Where’s Wally
Wolf
Wolverine
Wonder Woman
Wonka Bar Golden Ticket
Woody
Xena
X Men
Zebra
Zeus
Zombies
Zorro

If you are looking for Book Week costumes we stock plenty of suitable items from single accessories to full costumes for teachers or students. Not only do we sell most of the usual suspects we also hire. Because we make many of our hire costumes we are able to mix and match and we stock many items not found easily elsewhere.

Book Week 2020 has been postponed until October 17-23, but we do have stock available for any schools that are going ahead earlier.