29 Children’s Book Tattoos That’re Sure to Inspire Nostalgia

If your goal is to be edgy, you could choose from any number of Roald Dahl, Maurice Sendak, or Shel Silverstein stories and poems. These classic offbeat tales are illustrated in an equally offbeat and endearing style. How about something a little more eye-popping? Check out the Willy WonkaThe Hobbit, or Where the Wild Things Are tats among the children’s book tattoo pictures below and get a few ideas for your next nostalgic ink!

Max Perpetually Rules in this Elaborate Where the Wild Things Are Tattoo

Shel Silverstein Would Approve of This Where the Sidewalk Ends Homage

A Full Body Mural of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The Leg of Seuss

Walking Into the Future with The Giving Tree

This Tattoo Absolutely Captures Charlotte and Wilbur

Stunning Version of The Little Prince

Old School Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A Wonderful Version of The Velveteen Rabbit

Lions, and Tigers, and Bears, Oh My!

Vibrant Watership Down with Primroses and Text

Low Profile Harold the Purple Crayon

The Fox and the Grapes from Aesop’s Fables

One of the Best Narnia Tattoos Out There

Elaborate Jungle Book Torso Ink

Take the Middle Earth Crew with You No Matter Where You Go

An Open Interpretation of The Secret Garden

Matilda Madness

Huff and Puff on Your Jog While the Big Bad Wolf Menaces The Three Little Pigs

The Wind in the Willows Makes Going Barefoot Pleasurable

Pippi Longstocking for Realz

Smoking Cool Mr. Centipede from James and the Giant Peach

A Simple Way to Say Goodnight Moon

The A Hip Milo and Tock from Phantom Tollbooth

Flash Your Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Endearing Stellaluna

The BFG on an Inner Lower Sleeve

Upper Arm Pat the Bunny

An Edgier Very Hungry Caterpillar