What is World Book Day?
World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on April 23rd, organized by the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) , to promote reading, publishing, and copyright.*
In UK, the World Book Day is recognized on the first Thursday in March. World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995.
This year, the World Book Day is celebrated on Thursday, March 2.