Bookplates – Not Stuff You Put Food On!


Looking for some bookplates for my daughter’s library – I came across this collection on this bookish blog which I will be following from now on! Thank you, Sarah

The Literary Pursuit

For someone like me who’s one of the biggest bookworm I know (hah!), I’m puzzled by bookplates. What are they? Bookplates sound like some metallic plate you paste on your book, but I don’t think it’s metallic, is it? So a quick search through Wikipedia explained to me that bookplates are just book labels on which you write your name. Oh, why don’t you say so? You see this stuff all the time in books, except they’re pre-printed and not exactly customised as original bookplates are.

Through this post, I found a blog all about bookplates, as well as a site of a bookplate designer. I also found some bookplates created by Quentin Blake (the illustrator who illustrates in Roald Dahl’s children books). Very cute for your children’s books. 🙂

Now, I have no idea what’s a screen print, but this one looks pretty nice all the…

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