21 Literary Tattoos Even Your Mom Would Approve Of

Bookworms are by far the best kinds of people, imho. Who wouldn’t want to lose themselves in a different literary world for a few hours? Not only do you get to escape the day to day, but you become part of a different story entirely.

Those of us who would rather spend most of our nights curled up with coffee and a good book over the bar scene can appreciate any and all of these novel-inspired tattoos.

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1. Watership Down

2. Matilda

3. The Book Thief

4. The Phantom Tollbooth

Phantom Tollbooth cover on the amazingly tough Betty Switch. #nctattooers #literaturetattoo #booktattoo

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5. Where The Sidewalk Ends

#berrypickin at the #pumpkinpatch #shelsilverstein #booktattoos #wherethesidewalkends #dreamer #autumn

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6. The Hunger Games

7. The Velveteen Rabbit

8. Harry Potter

9. Beauty And The Beast

Beauty and the Beast tattoo done today on the lovely Emma.🙂

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10. Fahrenheit 451

#Fahrenheit451 #tattoo for the #unburnt @jnseiler #respect #perseverance #patience #booktattoo #raybradbury

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11. Little Bear

Thanks for a great morning @girlwglock! #thstattoo #thehonorablesociety

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12. Game Of Thrones

13. Fantastic Mr. Fox

14. Where The Wild Things Are

24 hrs old #tattoo #literarytattoo #wherethewildthingsare #max #illustration #wildthing #family #travelling

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15. The Hobbit

#literarytattoo

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16. Alice In Wonderland

17. The Great Gatsby

18. Moby Dick

19. Winnie The Pooh

20. The Chronicles of Narnia

21. Harry Potter (again)

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