Guinness World Records is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with World Book Day for 2015! 

We will be offering three lucky schools a visit from an official GWR judge to break a Guinness World Records title on World Book Day 2015 to make the day a record-breaking reading event!

All you have to do is apply for a record and tell us why you would like to break a record on World Book Day.

Want to break some records? Here are some ideas:

Largest gathering of people dressed as storybook charactersLargest gathering of people dressed as storybook characters
The largest gathering of people dressed as storybook characters is 1,560 and was achieved by Tanglin Trust School (Singapore) in Singapore, on 7 March 2014.

Largest gathering of people dressed as nursery rhyme charactersLargest gathering of people dressed as nursery rhyme characters
The largest gathering of people dressed as nursery rhyme characters is 396 and was achieved by Brookmans Park School (UK) at Village Day 2011 in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire, UK, on 18 June 2011.

Most people to write a story
Most people to write a story
The most people to write a story was set by 1,178 participants during an event organised by Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (China), in Beijing, China on 6 September 2013.

How to apply 

If you would like to apply for these records or suggest a new category, please apply here http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/apply. Please mention in your application World Book Day.

World Book Day 2015 takes place on Thursday 5th March. Find out more at www.worldbookday.com. Get applying now!

* Record attempt must take place on World Book Day or the day before to be eligible for the prize

* Winners will be chosen and notified 2 weeks before event

*UK and ROI only