International Book Day
International Book Day is celebrated every year on 23 April. This day is celebrated to promote the joy of reading and to recognize the value of books. This day is celebrated in countries around the world with different types of activities like book fairs, reading competitions. It is a day to introduce children and young people to the world of books and to encourage them to read. The date of International Book Day, 23 April, was chosen because it is also William Shakespeare Day. In some countries, Book Day is also celebrated by exchanging books or giving them as gifts to friends and family.