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