Meet Peter Rabbit & Mr Men at Preston bookstore

Peter Rabbit
Peter Rabbit

Book-loving youngsters have two events to look forward to at a Preston store next month.

Booksellers from Waterstones bookshops around the UK and Ireland will be hosting a range of special activities to celebrate World Book Day on Thursday March 1.

Waterstones on Church Street has planned some special Mr Men themed activities, including a treasure hunt and design you own Mr Men or Little Miss character. A spokesman said: “Join us on March 1 from 10am - 4pm and don’t forget to bring your £1 book voucher!”

The branch will also welcome one of the best-loved characters in children’s literature.

Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit will be in the store on Sunday March 25. The event is free to attend, with Peter putting in an appearance at 11am, noon, 2pm and 3pm. Call 01772 555766 for more details.