50 illustrations that cleverly describe what books are about

Best illustrations about reading and books

Creating visuals that describe books is a highly challenging task. We’ve collected the brightest examples below.

How to talk about the universe full of words that make you clever without using the clever words?

Some illustrators made the book a part of their identity. The strongest element in book-related illustrations is the idea. A powerful, genuinely simple, and insightful when it comes to describing how books and reading influence our lives.

We’ve selected the best illustrations, drawings, and paintings from Paweł Kuczyński, Andrea De Santis, Jungho Lee, Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu, Dale Edwin Murray, and Mariusz Stawarski, among others.

If you want to make book-related illustrations your daily dose of inspiration, make sure to follow Bibliocollectors, a Tumblr blog that shares nothing more than wonderful visuals about books, libraries, and reading.

When you are sharing the illustrations in social media, please make sure to link to sources provided under each image. This way you’ll spread the word about the illustrators who created these wonderful pieces.

Where to buy posters about books

There are tons of posters and illustrations that relate to books and reading. Here are our favorite sites where you can find them.

Etsy – a great destination if you want to gift something unique in style. All items are made to order by shop owners, so they differ in production values. The great thing is that you can talk directly to shop owner and get a personalized item.

Redbubble – a marketplace for custom designed items, including prints, stationery, cases & covers, or t-shirts. Artists upload their artworks, and the company is handling production and shipping. Many options for art prints: sizes, papers, frames.

Zazzle – the store offers a huge selection of merchandise of all kinds. What’s more, users can customize the existing artwork. You’ll see here mostly the quotes; illustrations are harder to find.

Amazon Handmade – if you are an Amazon customer, you should check out this store section. It includes over 200,000 hand-crafted items, many of them are posters.

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50 best illustrations about books and reading

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Illustrations about books - Jungho Lee - Enjoy reading

Enjoy reading. Illustration by Jungho Lee. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Nobody is disabled

Books versus TV. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

3

Illustrations about books - Lee White - Books make you fly

Books make you fly. Illustration by Lee White. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Andrea De Santis - Dive into a good book

Dive into a good book. Illustration by Andrea De Santis. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - So many books so little time

So many books, so little time. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Sheer excitement

Sheer excitement. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu - Books let you live many lives

Books let you live many lives. Illustration by Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Annya Marttinen - Reading at home

Reading at home. Illustration by Annya Marttinen. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dale Edwin Murray - See further

See further. Illustration by Dale Edwin Murray. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dave Cutler - Moving forward with books

Moving forward with books. Illustration by Dave Cutler. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Break in transmission

Break in transmission. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - The book character

The book character. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Jungho Lee - Fishing the universe

Fishing the universe. Illustration by Jungho Lee. ⇢ Credits and more info.

14

Illustrations about books - Gianni de Conno - Full of ideas

Full of ideas. Illustration by Gianni de Conno. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about book - Jeremie Decalf - Summer reading

Summer reading. Illustration by Jeremie Decalf. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - The library

The library. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Tom Haugomat - The love of books

The love of books. Illustration by Tom Haugomat. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Beautiful notes

Beautiful notes. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu - Personal library

Personal library. Illustration by Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Jungho Lee - Getting younger

Getting younger. Illustration by Jungho Lee. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Iceberg

Iceberg. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - Word hunting

Word hunting. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Tony Illustrator - Reach higher

Reach higher. Illustration by Tony Illustrator. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Emilia Szewczyk - Literature gourmet

Literature gourmet. Illustration by Emilia Szewczyk. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski- More light

More light. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dave Cutler - Invitation to read

Invitation to read. Illustration by Dave Cutler. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Jungho Lee - On the wings of books

On the wings of books. Illustration by Jungho Lee. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Sailing with sharks

Sailing with sharks. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - A quote

A quote from a book. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dave Cutler - Sail safe

Sail safe. Illustration by Dave Cutler. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Dream books

Dream books. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - Evening reading

Evening reading. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dale Edwin Murray - The book thief

The book thief. Illustration by Dale Edwin Murray. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - Ex libris

Ex libris. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mark Conlan - Powerful stories

Powerful stories. Illustration by Mark Conlan. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu - Time well spent

Time well spent. Illustration by Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Ocean of knowledge

Ocean of knowledge. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Andrea De Santis - Exciting hobby

Exciting hobby. Illustration by Andrea De Santis. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - Food for the mind

Food for the mind. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about book - Jose Rosero - Books are conversations

Books are conversations. Illustration by Jose Rosero. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu - You are what you read

You are what you read. Illustration by Gürbüz Doğan Ekşioğlu. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - Eating time

Eating time. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - The juggler

The juggler. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Tatsuro Kiuchi - Summer reading list

Summer reading list. Illustration by Tatsuro Kiuchi. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Jungho Lee - The lighthouse

The lighthouse. Illustration by Jungho Lee. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - David Pintor - Don't get lost

Don’t get lost. Illustration by David Pintor. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Mariusz Stawarski - Set us free

Set us free. Illustration by Mariusz Stawarski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Lee White - Flying with books

Flying with books. Illustration by Lee White. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Pawel Kuczynski - The learning station

The learning station. Illustration by Pawel Kuczynski. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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Illustrations about books - Dale Edwin Murray - The kiss

The kiss. Illustration by Dale Edwin Murray. ⇢ Credits and more info.

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