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Bring your favorite characters to life when you transform yourself with our collection of book character costumes. From classics like Peter Pan and Dr. Seuss to books based on your favorite YouTube and Netflix series, you'll find all your favorites! Whether getting ready for Back to School or putting an exciting spin on that book report, these easy book character costumes are A+ fun!
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Adult Classic Peter Pan Costume
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Long before television and anime conventions were a thing, folks were enjoying transforming into their favorite book characters. Flipping through pages and imagining that you were going on the adventures into Neverland, hopping down the rabbit hole into Wonderland, or exploring entertaining education with Dr. Seuss was all part of the fun! Now you can leap right into the pages of your favorite stories when you dress up in our Book Character Costumes. 

Some costumes can feel pretty complicated, but you'll find several easy book character costumes available in this cultivated list of your favorite folks. Dr. Seuss is a natural place to turn. From the infamous Cat in the Hat to knowing who's who in Who-ville, there's no limit to the places you can go when you're channeling the fun of these iconic characters. Turn your bedtime book time into something really memorable when you include a few book costumes to bring the characters right off the pages!

For instructors who are looking to take an exciting spin on their lessons, we have book character costumes for teachers, too. Ms. Frizzle is a literally magical teacher and her outfit is as iconic as they come. Dressing up in Magic School Bus style is a certain way to add just the right kind of flair, whether you're teaching math, science, or history!

Naturally, there are ton of characters we love from novels, too. When your kiddo is looking for that last-minute, easy book character costume, it's tough to figure out how to put it together. But a simple Harry Potter robe is just like magic! Throw it over your regular clothes and anyone will recognize your Hogwarts House in an instant. Lord of the Rings costumes offer the whole range of fantastic characters that are perfect for any cosplay costumes, too. 

If you're more a fan of the graphic novel, look no further than this collection of comic book superhero costumes. Wonder Woman and Superman keep up right in time with the Marvel heroes that you know and love. The hardest part is figuring out which ones you like! Of course, that's where you turn to the epic group costume night and you've got every page in the book all together!

When it is time to figure out the perfect costume, all it takes is a bit of imagination. Your favorite book characters spring up and it is now up to you to give them your own unique twist. Start with any of our book character costumes and add your favorite accessories to create whole new chapters in the epic tale. Just be sure to send us pictures along the way so we can share in all the fun!

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Book Character Halloween Costumes

When it comes to versatility, a book character costume might be one of the best! From knowing your Halloween costume will be recognizable to bringing the magic of reading to life for kids, there are simply endless reasons to slip into character. Our selection of book character Halloween costumes is your place to find all the familiar faces you and yours love.

Shop playful options like kid’s Cat in the Hat costumes, perfect for Dr. Seuss Day school celebrations. Pick up all the classic storybook characters from Red Riding Hood to Peter Pan to turn a new page on games of dress-up. Or dive into Halloween’s storied history of sweet and spooky styles with book character outfits from Edgar Allan Poe to Raggedy Ann! All that and more waits for you and yours to enjoy!

Book Character Costume Ideas

Looking for a few book character costume ideas? You’re on the right page for that! Because we get it. With libraries, bookstores, and your own shelves being as varied as they are, you’re sure to have countless characters bouncing around in your mind. Choosing which kid’s storybook character or band of characters would work best for a group costume can be difficult.

But the following list opens the book to a few of our favorite chapters and how to write a story of your own featuring the characters you love! Read on to discover the perfect Read Across America costume for class celebrations, accessory kits for themed birthday parties, and popular Halloween costumes that stand the test of time.

Harry Potter Halloween Costumes

Harry Potter Halloween Costumes

It didn’t take long to realize classic fairytale witches and wizards wouldn’t be the ones casting spells and riding broomsticks in the Harry Potter series. Kids welcomed us to the Wizarding World where we became Hogwarts students! Our Harry Potter costumes take it a step further, allowing fans to become familiar characters from Harry to Bellatrix. Mix and match House robes with Harry Potter sweaters, wands, and more to create new characters or enjoy a favorite!

Lord of the Rings Halloween Costumes

Lord of the Rings Halloween Costumes

Speaking of magical worlds, when was the last time you visited Middle Earth? Enjoy the epic adventure of the books and their movie adaptations for Halloween, cosplay, or truly incredible playtimes when you shop our Lord of the Rings costume selection! Assemble a fellowship and become your favorite hobbit, ranger, or clever wizard. Our exclusive Elven robe, licensed costumes, and accessories let you conjure a legendary solo or group look.

Dr. Seuss Halloween Costumes

Dr. Seuss Halloween Costumes

Now here’s a treat that makes a great trick! Shop Dr. Seuss swag for all games of pretend! Thing 1 and Thing 2 make a thrilling sibling duo while a Cat in the Hat kid’s costume or even one for Mom or Dad is sure to inspire family costumes perfect for Halloween fun. Of course, with Sam I Am, a few silly fish, Horton, and even the Grinch, our Dr. Seuss costume collection will get students, teachers, and every fan ready to rhyme and play the day away!

Pete the Cat Halloween Costumes

Pete the Cat Halloween Costumes

There’s no denying it. Both kids and parents agree, Pete is one groovy cat! But if you and yours can’t get enough of Pete with his colorful buttons and calm, cool, collected attitude at story time, Pete Halloween costumes are a must! And while our toddler Pete the Cat costume might seem the most obvious choice, we’ve got sizes for every fan infant to adult! Pair with our exclusive Pete the Cat guitar prop and makeup kit for a look that’s just right!

Halloween Costumes Little Red Riding Hood

Halloween Costumes Little Red Riding Hood

Hoping for a look that’s a little eerier? Little Red Riding Hood costumes should do the trick! Wearing Little Red’s cloak for trick-or-treating with a Big Bad Wolf following close, you’ll summon a balanced mix of spooky and sweet! Put together a darling mommy-and-me costume with kid’s wolf costumes and women’s Red Riding Hood costumes. Or mix it up another way with styles of both characters in sizes for infants to adults. Just don’t forget a basket for goodies!

Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Halloween Costumes

Peter Pan and Tinkerbell Halloween Costumes

Another charming and timeless choice takes us to Neverland for a bit of ageless fun with Peter Pan, Wendy, Tink, and even Captain Hook. Shop our collection of Peter Pan costumes for all the fairy dust needed for liftoff! From our exclusive Fairytale Tink costume to our popular classic Peter Pan outfit, this selection really can give you wings. Shop styles for the whole family or use fairytale story to inspire a darling couples costume you and your partner can believe in.

Carmen Sandiego Halloween Costume

Carmen Sandiego Halloween Costume

Now here’s one you may have forgotten. Maybe that’s what Ms. Carmen Sandiego would prefer as an international woman of mystery. But we’ve got fans’ backs and a collection of Carmen Sandiego costumes to bring the fascinating character to life! Shop Carmen’s signature red trench coat and hat in sizes from 2T to 4X and shop our uniform costume collection to turn the standout look into a group style that’s sure to impress fans of every Sandiego era!

Raggedy Ann and Andy Halloween Costumes

Raggedy Ann and Andy Halloween Costumes

Last but surely not least are Raggedy Ann and Andy! Raggedy Ann debuted in 1918 and left more than an impression. There are few people who don’t recognize her red yarn hair and pinafore. Our exclusive Raggedy Ann and Andy costumes let fans of every age become the sweet siblings with licensed and inspired styles. Pair with striped tights and makeup kits to perfect the look or summon a twist on the character that fits your Raggedy Ann memories!

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