Explore Children Reading Books, Childrens Books, and more!

Put together some gorgeous illustrations from the 19th and 20th century that show one activity: READING

18 vintage photos and illustrations that show people reading

Oh, for a nook and a story-book, With tales both new and old; For a jolly good book whereon to look Is better to me than gold. —OLD ENGLISH SONG.from The Child's World - Third Reader


February 1920 cover of Good Housekeeping by Jessie Willcox Smith. Small child sitting in striped floral overstuffed chair, reading "Animal Book".

ACEO Print -- Quiet Moment. $5.00, via Etsy. Nicole Wong.

Quiet Moment - Nicole Wong Two of my favorite things.Airedales and reading.

Girl reading on a fallen log with a lantern at dusk.  © Matt HABER (Artist, Brooklyn, New York, USA)

✉ Biblio Beauties ✉ paintings of women reading letters & books - Matt Haber