Happy World Book Day

Today is World Book Day in many countries. 
It is celebrated on April 23rd to commemorate the death of William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes and El Inca Garcilaso de la Vega. They all died on April 22nd and 23rd  in 1616 ( four
 centuries ago ).
World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and it's a celebration
 of reading. In fact, it's the biggest celebration of this kind, designated by UNESCO, a worldwide 
celebration of books and reading and marked in over 100 countries all over the world. 
In England and Ireland it was celebrated on 3rd March and children of all ages went together to 
appreciate reading. 
The main aim of World Book Day in all countries is to encourage children to explore 
the pleasures of books and reading.
Watch this story called Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.


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