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