You know how it goes. One minute, you’re perusing Pinterest, just looking for inspiration, and then all of a sudden you’ve spent two hours tumbling through the bookternet. That’s what happened when I came across this 40-foot-tall statue of a stack of books from Berlin’s Walk of Ideas.
Come down the rabbit hole with me and enjoy 9 more groovy book statues.
Here’s another stack, from the Nashville Public Library.
This statue in Sevilla of a young girl reading honors Clara Campoamor and her contribution to women’s freedom.
Children scale a giant brick book in Charlotte, NC. (photo credit: Patrick Schneider)
Each of the 100 books in this statue celebrating the Coshocton Public Library in Ohio represents one year of the library’s service to the community.
This gorgeous tower of books never actually existed–it was created as a concept by visual artist Anca Benera of Bucharest. More details here.
These ducklings waddle through Boston Common to commemorate Robert McCloskey’s children’s book Make Way for Ducklings, which is set there.
This statue at the tomb of James Whitcomb Riley depicts a child reading a book of his poems.
One can only assume these are passionate readers, reaching to climb up to the next book on this arch in downtown Atlanta.
You can find this twisty-turny tower in Beijing.
Have you stumbled on any not-to-be-missed bookish statues in your travels around the world (and into the internet)?
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