32 Beautiful and Creative Children’s Book Illustrations – Inspiration

Design & Media

Children’s illustrations or children’s book illustrations are a joy to see. The lovely colors and splendid work of art that they hold is something that everyone admires at first sight. Children’s book artists and illustrators put in a great deal of effort in bringing these colorful illustrations to their final form. Before they get published, a lot of behind the scenes work and thought is put into each children’s illustration to make sure they are appealing to children they have been created for. Children’s illustrations is not a new form of art, it has been a part of the book market since a very long time.

Children’s book illustrators are creative people who are fond of making illustrations for children. Some may do it just to make a living but its hard not to fall in love with an illustration you make with such zeal and zest.


Children’s illustrations are created in a vast range of media, ranging from water colors to pastels, simple pencil sketches to complex mix media and now with the onset of technology software has also accelerated the production of this art.

We have gathered a collection of some beautiful children’s illustrations that will leave you mesmerized or become a source of inspiration for you. Remember, art does not have to be perfect, but what you want to show in an art piece can always turn out perfect!

Scroll through this page to view these creative children’s illustrations and leave us a comment about which one you enjoyed seeing the most. Enjoy!

Farewell

Farewell

Watering the Plant

couverture-le-planteur-d-eolienne

In the Woods

Dankerleroux illustration art

Tlu Sor

Tlu Sor

Family

animals illustrations

The Golden Forest

The Golden Forest

Hollow

Hollow

Louie

Louie

Nightmares

Nightmares

Insomnia

Animal Illustration

Frogs in Rain

Two Frogs in Rain

The Squirrel

The Squirrel

Katsumi

Katsumi

Aglow

Aglo

Invisible Creature

Invisible Creature

My Friend, the Deer

My Friend The Deer

Why not try these beautiful Photoshop brushes that you can use for creating your own children’s book illustrations?

Katty

Katty

Moon and the River

Moon and the River

The Forest Breeze by Evan Raditya Pratomo

The Forest Breeze - Childrens Illustration by Evan Raditya Pratomo

Sorrow

Sorrow

Constellation

Constellation

Jellyfish

Jellyfish

Robot

Robot

Happy Tunes

Happy Tunes

Stairway

StairwayLR

Rain

Rain

Happiness

Happiness

Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

Patric Barton lllustrations

Patrice Barton illustrations

Farewell Maurice Sendak

Farewell Maurice Sendak

Bear and Me

Bear and Me

Pillow Hug

Pillow Hug Illustration

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

We hope you enjoyed these beautiful, tastefully colored and very creative children’s book illustrations. If you have any children’s book artwork or an illustrator who you would like us to create a post about, do not hesitate to let us know.