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Explore fun book week costume ideas for this year’s parade!

Looking for some fun men's book character costume ideas? Look no further than Blossom Costumes! This year, why not dress up as your favourite literary character? Whether you're a fan of classics like Robin Hood or more modern tales like Harry Potter, there's sure to be a costume that's perfect for you. The best book week costume is one that is creative and fun, so think outside the box. 

Whether you’re a parent or teacher looking for great book week costumes, we have a range of options to choose from. We also have a collection of kid's book week costumes if you’re looking to match with your students or children!

Popular male book week characters

If you’re looking for book character costume ideas that are popular, recognisable and fun, we’ve got you covered! 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
This is a classic Roald Dahl children’s book featuring popular characters like Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket and the Oompa Loompas. This book has a bunch of characters to choose from and we have the costumes to match! 

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland is another novel that has some great male characters to dress up as including the crazy Mad Hatter and the cute white rabbit. 

Dr Seuss Costumes
There are a bunch of great Dr Seuss characters you can dress up as for this year’s book week parade. Popular characters include Cat in the Hat, Thing 1 and Thing 2 and of course, Sam I Am with his green eggs and ham. 

Superhero Costumes
Of course, some of the most notable characters for men are superheroes and we’ve got a lot of options whether you’re looking at being a hero or villain. We have everyone from Thor, Iron Man and Captain America through to Thanos and even Mr Incredible. 

The Wizard of Oz
This classic novel has some great book characters to choose from like the scarecrow, tin man and the cowardly lion. You can also go as the great and powerful Oz if you’re feeling adventurous.

Men’s book week fancy dress outfits

If you’re searching for a more elevated look for this year’s book parade, why not put together a more extravagant costume. Characters like King Neptune, King Arthur and William Shakespeare require more accessories to pull together the look but they’re worth it in the end. This book week, dress up as something unexpected!

Unique book character costumes for men

We also have a range of funny and unique characters that are recognisable by students. Why not go down Disney lane and dress as Woody or Buzz Lightyear. You could also pick something a little more scary and a classic like the Wolf from Little Red Riding Hood. If you’re interested in an animal costume, we have a Fantastic Mr Fox costume and a Ballerina Hippo for a funny costume idea.

Easy last-minute men’s book week costumes

If you’re really strapped for time, why not pick a simple costume that’s easy to put together and you can match to pretty much any book. Some of our basic outfit options include an astronaut, a fireman, a pirate or a ninja. And of course, you can’t go wrong with Walter from Where’s Wally.  

Save time trying to find an outfit by buying a complete costume from our costume shop. We can get last-minute book week costumes to your door ASAP with our fast shipping options.

Get 10% off your men’s book week costume!

At Blossom Costumes, we offer 10% off your first order so you can get a book costume at an affordable price. Search through our huge selection of great book week costumes to wow the crowd at this week’s book parade. Remember, the Children’s Book Council has announced this year’s theme is Dreaming With Eyes Open so keep that in mind when choosing a costume!

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