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