In preparations for World Book Day on the 4th of March, we’ve been searching far and wide for costume inspiration! For a World Book Day that’s less-than-ordinary, with high street shops closed and perhaps slightly emptier pockets than usual, what better time to do-it-yourself?! Check our the fantastic sustainable costumes below.
Sustainable costumes for World Book Day can be made from all sorts around the house. You don’t need to be an expert sewing machinist or professional crafter. Gather the cardboard boxes from your latest deliveries, old felt from the kids’ activity sets, Cotton wool, toilet roll tubes, old sheets and poster paints, scissors, glue and eco-glitter… cut up and rework tired clothing into a brilliant new creation!
At World of Books, we were founded on an ethos to do good, help charities, and protect the planet; it’s what we’re all about. Because of this, the journey of a book can be a wild one!
We get our books from a number of sources. Last year, we generated £3 million in value for our charity partners, who provide us with many of our books. We use book banks and our customers can even trade-in their used books using our Ziffit service. This is the circular economy in action.
Our books go on quite a journey, and it’s our job to ensure whatever journey they go on, their end destination makes a meaningful and sustainable impact.
As a used bookseller, we really do find that buying used books is the way to go. Our seven reasons below are a great starting point for getting to know World of Books and realising how great a used book can be. Continue Reading