World Book Day
Thursday 4th March 2021

The Masked Reader banner

Some of the FJS staff have had a lot of fun choosing their favourite children’s book to read from behind a disguise! Watch the videos below and try to match the character to the member of staff. For an extra challenge, can you name the book they are reading?

Pictures of books

The Masked Reader - Videos

1. Tiger

2. Lemon

3. Squirrel

4. Broccoli

5. Apple

6. Cat

7. Dog

8. Sunflower

9. Pineapple

10. Tomato

11. Owl

12. Aubergine

13. Horse

Answers are at the bottom of the page.

World Book Day Live Events

The World Book Day website is hosting a series of digital events during the week. You can watch them live at 10.30am, or the videos will remain available for you to catch up anytime.

  • Wednesday 3rd: Books that Make you LOL!
  • Thursday 4th: World Book Day special – Bringing Reading to Life
  • Friday 5th: Books and the Real World

Watch the World Book Day Events

Daffodil Display

Download and decorate this daffodil template with information and illustrations about your favourite book. Include the title, author’s name and a summary of the story, and illustrate it with a picture of your favourite scene from the book. Bring your daffodil to school when you return on March 8th to brighten up our library and corridors, as creating a welcoming display for the FJS community.

Download the Daffodil template.

The Masked Reader - Answers

Click each character to reveal who is behind the mask.

  1. Tiger - Miss Khan reads from 'Alice in Wonderland' by Lewis Carol.

  2. Lemon - Mr Wood reads from 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' by J.K. Rowling.

  3. Squirrel - Miss Berry reads from 'The Boy in the Dress' by David Walliams.

  4. Broccoli - Miss Cain reads from 'The World's Worst Teachers' by David Walliams.

  5. Apple - Mrs Elston reads from 'Kensuke's Kingdom' by Michael Morpurgo.

  6. Cat - Mr Croot reads from 'Mr Gum and the Power Crystals' by Andy Stanton.

  7. Dog - Mr West reads from 'Green Eggs and Ham' by Dr. Seuss.

  8. Sunflower - Miss Gobin reads from 'The Ickabog' by J.K. Rowling.

  9. Pineapple - Mr Swift reads from 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare.

  10. Tomato - Mr Shannon reads from 'George's Marvellous Medicine' by Roald Dahl.

  11. Owl - Mrs Russell reads from 'The Hundred-Mile-an-Hour Dog' by Jeremy Strong.

  12. Aubergine - Mrs Schwartz reads from 'The World's Worst Children' by David Walliams.

  13. Horse - Mrs Lambrianides reads from 'The Creakers' by Tom Fletcher.