Children reading c.1960 'Celebrating World Book Day'
World Book Day is recognised by over 100 countries around the world. Celebrated on the 5th March, its purpose is to encourage reading and a love of books in children.
The above image is of a class of children reading books circa 1960, and is from a collection of Health Department photos.
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