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 Wonka, The 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

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