2018 Poster Revealed


Ta-da!!! The official Book Giving Day illustrator is none other than…

Elys Dolan

Elys Dolan, is an author and illustrator based in Cambridge where she studied children’s book illustration. The creator of Mr Bunny’s Chocolate Factory, Nuts In Space and most recently Knighthood for Beginners, and now…

the official International Book Giving Day poster for 2018.

{Click here to download printable version (PDF file)}

Download, print and display this poster… EVERYWHERE, ready to celebrate and participate in #BookGivingDay on 14th February.

Tweet us your pics of the poster in the wild using #BookGivingDay

Coming Soon:

  • Bookmarks AND bookplates from Elys Dolan, ready to tuck into the books you plan to gift on #BookGivingDay

2017 Poster in Translation

There’s exactly two weeks to go until #bookgivingday, on Tuesday 14th February 2017.

With huge thanks to Marianne Dubuc, we have x3 translated versions of her International Book Giving Day poster.

French? Spanish? Italian? We’ve got you covered!

Not covered? Marianne Dubuc has also kindly prepared a blank version of the poster – to be used for the sole purpose of spreading the #bookgivingday word.



Spanish Poster – click to download (PDF)

Italian Version – click to download (PDF) 

French Version – click to download (PDF)

Punjabi Version – click to download (PDF)

Urdu Version – click to download (PDF)

Blank Version – click to download (PDF)

If you add your language to the blank version, please share on social media using #bookgivingday

2017 Poster Reveal

We’ve been bursting at the seams to unveil this year’s magnificent poster. Every year I’m floored by how generous illustrators are with their time and commitment to this project – it means the world to us. It really does.

So here it is, in all it’s glory. The 2017 International Book Giving Day poster created by Marianne Dubuc, what an honour to have the fabulous lion and bird characters championing #bookgivingday.

#bookgivingday 2017 Poster - Marianne Dubuc

(Click here to download printable version PDF)

Hugest thanks to Marianne Dubuc. Marianne has written and illustrated many books for children which have been translated into more then 20 languages. She is the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed The Lion and The Bird, plus Here Comes Mr Postmouse and Mr Postmouse Goes on Holiday (March 2017). She was born and lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Isn’t this year’s #bookgivingday poster magnificent?! We can wait to see where it pops up! Download it, print it and display it proudly – this is a poster that deserves to been seen!

Tweet us your pics of your posters in the wild using #bookgivingday

Coming soon:

  • bookmarks and bookplates from Marianne Dubuc, ready to put into the books you plan to give on #bookgivingday
  • translated versions of the poster

2016 Poster Revealed!

It is with much excitement that we can reveal the official International Book Giving Day poster for 2016.


2016 Official Poster – Ben Newman – Click to download (PDF)

Kindly designed by Ben Newman his vibrant and contemporary style is just perfect for celebrating this annual event.

Download and print your copy, then display it somewhere for all to see.

Spot a copy on your travels? Take a pic and upload it to social media using the hashtag #bookgivingday

If you have your own webpage, feel free to add this wonderful badge

Book Giving Day


Coming soon:

  • Bookmarks and bookplates to tuck into the books you plan to gift on 14th February.

International Book Giving Day 2015 Poster Revealed!

Drumroll please ….

I am absolutely delighted to reveal the official International Book Giving Day poster for 2015. This year’s poster has been kindly designed by award winning children’s illustrator Chris Haughton, and it is just stunning!!

Download, print & display this gorgeous poster … well, everywhere. It’s the perfect way to celebrate the joy of reading & encourage others to give books.


2015 Official Poster – Chris Haughton – Click to download (PDF)

For more ideas on how to get involved, check out this page, or, take a look at what these people did last year.

Coming up in January:

  • a stunning collection of bookmarks for you to download & print
  • 2 fabulous bookplates from 2 awarding winning children’s illustrators