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Find unique and fun book week costume ideas for your next parade.

Halloween isn’t the only time of year you get to dress up and be creative! If you’re a teacher or parent, then book week is another excuse to get creative and celebrate the stories you loved as a child. 

Make your favourite characters come to life like Alice in Wonderland, Little Red Riding Hood and Mary Poppins. Find an endless range of women’s book week costume ideas from all your favourite book characters at Blossom Costumes. Blow everyone away at your next book week parade!

Popular female book week characters 

Every book week, there are many classic book character costumes that always seem to be a favourite among women. Modern costumes like Hermione from Harry Potter or Violet Beauregarde from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory always turn a head or two! 

If you want something a bit more unique and unexpected why not dress as Miss Trunchbull from Matilda? We also have a range of Dr Seuss costumes that are always a huge hit, especially our Cat in the Hat costume. 

Find easy book character costume ideas for women

If you’re strapped for time and just want easy book week costumes that can be put together in minutes, we also have some options for you. Superhero costumes are always easy to put together, especially when you buy a whole complete set. Other fun and easy book characters to dress up as include the Wicked Witch from the Wizard of Oz or even doing something unique like a female take on Willy Wonka or Fantastic Mr Fox. For something classic and gender-neutral, why not dress as the Very Hungry Caterpillar?

Female last-minute book week costumes

If you’re searching for a costume you can put together last minute and that won’t take much time or effort, then we’ve got you covered. Our costumes come with practically everything you need to complete the full character look. 

Some of our most popular last-minute book week costumes include Wonderland-themed costumes like Alice, the white rabbit, the Mad Hatter or the Queen of Hearts. We also have a range of Disney princess options like Anna and Elsa from Frozen.

If you’re looking for something even more magical, why not a fairy? With our range of book week dress-up options, you’re spoilt for choice!

Buy your book character costumes now and pay later

Explore our collection of book week character costumes and find your next show-stopping outfit. We have buy now pay later options like After Pay and Zippay so you can get your costume in time for the August parade. We also offer free shipping and express delivery. Don’t forget, this year’s theme is Dreaming With Eyes Open. So make sure you choose something magical and fun! 



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