I’ve linked to many costumes you can buy and some you can make. Hopefully, this list will inspire you to find a fun book costume that works for you!
Favorite Book Character Costumes
Inspired by board books, picture books, and chapter books, there are so many costume ideas here, I think you’ll find one that you can’t resist.
Cat in the Hat (see more Dr. Seuss below)
Cow (Click Clack Moo, Cows that Type)
Dragon (Dragons Love Tacos, Puff the Magic Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon, Eragon)
Dr. Seuss Characters:
Fairy Tales: (featured in The Land of Stories)
Goldilocks & the Three Bears
Kids love to dress up as their favorite book characters from the most popular book series of all time — Harry Potter.
The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings
How to Train Your Dragon
Max (Where the Wild Things Are) *This might be my favorite book character costume on the list. How cute is this?
Pete the Cat (DIY)
What other book character costume ideas do you have?
What costume ideas are your favorite?
Which book character do you think I should add to this list?