How To Draw a Book

Learning how to draw a book is a fun and creative activity for those of us who have artsy children – and it’s easier than you’d imagine! So if your little one loves books, stick around for this book drawing tutorial.

Our step-by-step book drawing tutorial includes three printable pages with detailed instructions and images on how to draw a book. Are you ready? Grab your pencil and your notebook and let’s get started!

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Easy book drawing steps!

Easy steps to draw a book

Kids that love reading books – or have books read to them – will love learning how to draw a book. Maybe they will draw their favorite book, or simply create a whole new title. Who knows? It’s time to let their imagination run wild!

To make following our drawing tutorial easier for your little one, we recommend downloading and printing it – this way, they can follow along each of the steps. You can find the download button below!

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Learning how to draw a book has never been easier!

9 Simple Steps to the Cutest Book Drawing

Follow this easy how-to-draw a book step-by-step tutorial and you will be drawing your own in no time!

How To Draw A Book- Step 1- Text: Let's start! First, draw a rectangle.
First, draw a rectangle.

Step 1

Let’s get started! First, draw a rectangle.

How To Draw A Book- Step 2 - Text: Make the top left tip rounded.
Make the top left tip rounded.

Step 2


Make the top left tip rounded.

How To Draw A Book- Step 3- Text: Draw another rectangle and erase extra lines.
Draw another rectangle and erase extra lines.

Step 3


Draw another rectangle and erase extra lines.

How To Draw A Book- Step 4- Text: Make the bottom left tip rounded.
Make the bottom left tip rounded.

Step 4


Make the bottom left tip rounded.

How To Draw A Book- Step 5- Text: Recreate the line of the bottom shape.
Recreate the line of the bottom shape.

Step 5


Recreate the line of the bottom shape.

How To Draw A Book- Step 6- Text: Connect the top and bottom shapes with a curved line.
Connect the top and bottom shapes with a curved line.

Step 6


Connect the top and bottom shapes with a curved line.

How To Draw A Book- Step 7- Text: Add another curved line.
Add another curved line.

Step 7


Draw another curved line.

How To Draw A Book- Step 8- Text: Let's add details! Add lines and shapes to create the cover, and a little flag.
Let’s add details! Add lines and shapes to create the cover, and a little flag.

Draw 8


Let’s add details! Add lines and shapes to create the cover, and a little flag.

How To Draw A Book- Step 9- Text: Amazing job! Get creative and add different details.
Amazing job! Get creative and add different details.

Step 9


Congratulate yourself for this amazing book drawing you just did!

Now color your book, give it a title, and add a little doodle if you feel like it!

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Let this cute bookworm show you how to draw a book!

Download Your Free How To Draw A Book PDF FIle Tutorial here:

How did your book turn out?

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