SLIDESHOW: Hartlepool World Book Day smiles just jump from the page

Hartlepool youngsters didn't half enjoy getting dressed up for World Book Day.

Here is another selection from the dozens of photos sent to us by schools, nurseries and families across the town and East Durham to mark this year's events.

Jackson Warren and Maddison Metcalf.

Jackson Warren and Maddison Metcalf.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to keep us in the picture on Thursday and Friday.

You can watch more Hartlepool World Book Day slideshows here and here.