The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has marked 23 April as World Book day.

World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day or International Day of the Book.

The World Book Day was first observed by UNESCO on 23 April, 1995.

The original idea was conceived in 1922 by Spanish writer Vicente Clavel Andrés as a way to honour the author Miguel de Cervantes.

Miguel de Cervantes was a Spanish author , who wrote Don Quixote , a widely read literary classic.

The day aims to promote reading, writing novels and stories, translating , publishing and copyright.

In 1995, UNESCO decided that the World Book and Copyright Day would be celebrated on 23 April, as the ....

the date is also the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega.

The theme for World Book Day 2022 is ‘Read…So you never feel alone.’