Would You Get a Literary Tattoo?


Would you ever wear your literary heart on your sleeve? Well if you've been thinking about it, but haven't been brave enought to ink something permanently you might be kind of stoked to see these charming (non-permanent) literary tattoos from Chronicle Books

First up, is the I Cannot Live Without Books set, a collection of classic book-themed quotes and mantras perfect for your next book club night or impress the teacher for back-to-school.  Photography by Michelle Park



"Book lovers never go to bed alone.”


“When I get a little money I buy books. If any is left, I buy food and clothes.” —Erasmus




“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.” —Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“There is no frigate like a book to take us lands away, nor any coursers like a page of prancing poetry.” —Emily Dickinson, “XVI. A Book”


“A book a day keeps reality away.”
“The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books.” —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “Morituri Salutamus”

Or if you wanted to flaunt a favourite children's book of yours, how about the There Is No Place Like Home set of literary tattoos drawn from beloved children’s literature. All illustrated by Lotta Scott.


"Through the Looking Glass"
"Little Women"
"Treasure Island"
"The Secret Garden"
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"

"Peter Pan"

What Literary Tattoo would you get?

Jan Halvarson

1 comment:

Burtine Kendall said...

Book Lovers Never Go To Bed Alone

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