23 April is a symbolic date for world literature for on this date in 1616, Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all died. It is also the date of birth or death of other prominent authors such as Maurice Druon, Haldor K Laxness, Vladimir Nabokov, Josep Pla and Manuel Mejía Vallejo.

Celebrate World Book Day 2015 with Wordsworth Books by buying from our various selection of children's books priced at R15 and dropping them off at donation boxes at the counter. Books will be donated to Project Literacy. Any books bought may be donated.