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Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day!

Happy World Book Day! This 3rd March, it’s the annual celebration of reading and children’s literacy. To celebrate, we’re offering three days of free delivery - 1-2-3 March! This is valid across our entire store, so you can give the gift of reading to anyone in your life - including yourself!

If you don’t want to miss out on any of the exclusive books, we’re offering a great value pack of all twelve World Book Day books for just £7.99. Not only that, we’re offering free delivery on the set as well, so there’s no need to miss out on the fun. 

You Are A Reader

This year’s selection of exclusive books includes everything from famous authors like Matt Lucas to new instalments in favourite series like The Worst Class in the World in Danger! You can get all of these books for free with any order with the code FREEBOOK at checkout.

This year’s theme is “you are a reader.” On the 25th anniversary of World Book Day, it’s more important than ever to send the message that reading is for everybody. If you’re just starting out on your reading journey, check out our reading libraries section. In it, you’ll find box sets that will take you from phonics to fluency. If you want to read about your favourite characters, from Numberblocks to Peppa Pig, look at our brands section in the menu above.

Happy 18th Birthday, Books2Door!

In an extraordinary coincidence, 2nd March is the eighteenth anniversary of the founding of Books2Door! To celebrate, we’ve been running 18 days of giveaways - and if you hurry now, you’ll be able to catch up on the last two days! Head over to FacebookInstagram or Twitter to find out how to enter!

Plus, we’re having a very special episode of The Book Club Live across social media on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. We’ll be joined by our special guest Abdul Thadha, founder of Books2Door! There will be an exclusive giveaway - and of course, it’s World Book Day, so bring the kids along too!

About World Book Day

World Book Day is the literary event of the year that welcomes children and unites them in this one-day occasion to celebrate everything about books. Every year, World Book Day becomes increasingly popular. It gives children the opportunity to get excited about their favourite book or discover something new. Whether they want to dress up as a character from their favourite story or try a new book for the special day, it’s every kid’s chance to get stuck into the world of books.

Celebrated by book lovers worldwide, the World Book Day campaign promotes the lifelong benefits of reading for pleasure. Children with National Book Tokens’ £1 vouchers claim millions of free books. World Book Day is a charity event on the first Thursday in March, and everyone can get involved. The mission for World Book Day is to give every child and young person a book of their own, so this is a great chance to choose something new and continue to grow your child’s reading library at home. The fun doesn’t stop there! Every world book day has a unique theme relating to stories. It encourages children to take part with the chance to be as creative as they wish, all harnessed by the power of books!

Books2Door’s ambition is to encourage children to never stop reading and never stop learning. This is why we provide exceptional titles and service to our consumers. For World Book Day, let’s all take a moment to appreciate the incredible opportunity we have, to get to read an endless library of books. For adults and children alike, we are often too occupied with the daily tasks of life. From commuting to work and school to doing overtime and meeting deadlines, we sometimes struggle to fit time for personal entertainment and self-development.

This nationwide campaign helps further improve the lives of children. By sharing our stories and creating more and more readers, we will ultimately build a lifetime habit of reading and learning. Let’s have a look at some benefits of reading together:

  • Parents reading to children stimulates independent reading for pleasure.
  • Reading, especially at bedtime, provides quality moments for both parent and child.
  • For children, being read to is fun, deeply reassuring and calming.
  • For parents, reading to a child is a bonding and affirming experience.
  • Regardless of a family’s income, children whose parents read to them when they were just starting school develop a greater sense of enjoyment of reading than those whose parents did not read to them or read to them infrequently.


We’re proud to celebrate World Book Day at Books2Door, and we hope you’ll join in the festivities!

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