Book Week 2016: Australia! Story Country costume ideas

Book Week seems to come back around each year way too quickly. But to help out, we have pulled together a gallery of some costume ideas for a wide range of books that we know you and your kids love.

This year's theme is Australia! Story Country, to be held on the 20th to 25th August, 2016.

Your kids can take inspiration from these popular Australian authors' books:

Mem Fox  (Possum Magic, Where is the Green Sheep?, The Magic Hat, Koala Lou, Shoes from Grandpa, Tough Boris, etc) 
Jackie French (Diary of a Wombat, Josephine Wants to Dance, Animal Rescue, etc) 
Dorothy Wall (Blinky Bill)
Norman Lindsay (The Magic Pudding)
May Gibbs (Snugglepot & Cuddlepie)
Andy Griffiths (Treehouse books, Bad books, Just books,Bum books, etc) 
Felice Arena (Andy Roid, Specky Magee, Stick Dudes, Sporty Kids) 
Alison Lester (Noni the Pony, Are We There Yet?, Our Island)
Sally Rippin (Billy B Brown, Hey Jack) 

Here are a few Australian children's book series by various authors: 

Meet... series by various authors
Our Australian Girl series by various authors
Aussie Nibbles series by various authors
Aussie Bites series by various authors
Kaboom Kid series by David Werner & J.V. McGee
Zac Power series under the corporate pseudonym H. I. Larry

Do you have any great suggestions? Add them via the comments below.

Also, head to our forums and discuss with others what your kids are doing for this year's book week costumes.

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