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How are people celebrating World Book Day in lockdown?

Booksellers and authors are getting creative with their methods to connect customers and readers to mark World Book Day in the time of COVID-19.

All around the world, people in self-isolation are increasingly turning to books to escape and independent booksellers are feeling the pinch on World Book Day.

With millions staying at home, bookstores are adopting creative ways to stay engaged with readers.

Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports.