What can book lovers find on Pinterest? The better question is what can’t book lovers find on Pinterest? From children’s book maps to bookmobiles to book spine poetry, you can find it on Pinterest! Here are 15 exceptionally entertaining Pinterest boards for you to explore.
Notable Pins: Where the Wild Things Are cupcakes, 3 phenomenal Alice in Wonderland tiered cakes, Olivia cookies and a lovely Olivia cake, and Mo Willem’s pigeon cake pops!
Notable Pins: A bathtub made of books, a book maze, sculptures created by carving books, and a stunning book dress.
Maps From Children’s Books
Notable Pins: Maps of the 100 Acre Woods, the Land of Oz, Hogwarts and more.
Book Spine Poetry
Notable Pins: Book spine poetry!…Need I say more?
Notable Pins: Where the Wild Things Are Vans…and Keds, slippers, pajamas and a t-shirt, a Dr. Seuss charm bracelet, a Harold and the Purple Crayon t-shirt and literary tights.
Notable Pins: 253 bookmobiles from around the world, including this picture of the Los Angeles Public Library’s mobile library for the sick from 1928. Viva la bookmobile!
Children’s Book Illustrations
Notable Pins: 1,000+ children’s book illustrations, with a focus on vintage children’s literature. This illustration is from Tales of the Ballet by Alice and Martin Provensen.
Notable Pins: Moomin’s World (i.e. Muumimaailma) in Naantali, Finland; the Dr. Seuss National Memorial in Springfield, Massachusetts (US); Harry Potter Wizarding World in Osaka, Japan; and the duckling statues from Make Way for Ducklings in Boston, Massachusetts (US).
Notable Pins: Links to a variety of free printable bookmarks and bookmark-making tutorials…including instructions for making this lovely origami heart bookmark.
Notable Pins: A typewriter turned waffle iron, a 7-tiered superhero cake, an edible Green Eggs and Ham book made of green eggs and ham, and numerous cakes and snacks inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Notable Pins: A camel library in Kenya, a tank turned library in Argentina, a book barge in the UK, an elephant library in Thailand and other unexpected mobile libraries bringing books to people all around the world.
Notable Pins: Closets turned reading nooks, DIY shelving and tents, beautiful built-ins and lots of inspiration for creating your own reading nook.
Notable Pins: “Hibernation” by Raquel Marin, book stilletos, a gorgeous carved wooden book, and “It’s raining books!” installation art.
“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” -Emilie Buchwald
“What you read when you don’t have to determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” -Oscar Wilde
“You’ve got a right to read. Don’t blow it.” -National Book Committee Inc.
“We read to know that we are not alone.” -C.S. Lewis
“So please, oh please, we beg, we pray; Go throw your tv set away; And in its place you can install; A lovely bookshelf on the wall.” -Roald Dahl
Children’s Book Illustrations
15. Petra Brown
Notable Pins: 224 Pinterest boards (thus far) each dedicated to a different children’s illustrator: Alice and Martin Provensen, Aliki Brandenberg, Arnold Lobel, Art Seiden…