Book plates for your books

Book plates tell everyone that your book belongs to you! That way, if you lend your favourite story to someone they know who to give it back to.

These book plates were all created by wonderful Western Australian illustrators. You can find their books at your local library.

Print these book plates.
Cut them out.
Write your name on them.
Glue them into the front of your favourite books!

Click on a picture
to open a
bookplate
you can print
at home

 

Karen Blair

Rebecca Cool

Moira Court

James Foley

Tracey Gibbs

Ambelin Kwaymullina

Frané Lessac

Chris Nixon

Briony Stewart

Shaun Tan

These book plates
are free to use for
non-commercial
purposes only.
  Copyright for
these artworks
belongs to
the artists.

Find out more about these amazing illustrators and their books

Karen Blair

Rebecca Cool

Moira Court

James Foley

Tracey Gibbs

Ambelin Kwaymullina

Frané Lessac

Chris Nixon

Briony Stewart

Shaun Tan

I always knew reading to my kids was important, but this has opened my eyes to how important and how much.
Parent
 

I tell stories in Vietnamese and read to my children in English.  I only started reading English after receiving Better Beginnings. 
Parent
 

One mother reads with her four year old every afternoon after school now.  She said without these books, they would not have any to read. 
Teacher, Remote Community School
 

I always knew reading to my kids was important, but this has opened my eyes to how important and how much.
Parent

I think it’s been a wonderful initiative.  I feel sure it’s going to benefit both the children and parents and develop links with the library.
Teacher
 

 

It’s wonderful to have support across the community emphasising the importance of reading and language development. 
Community Health Nurse
 

…I never thought of reading to the children.  Better Beginnings has really boosted my confidence.
Parent

Better Beginnings gave me confidence. I know reading is an everyday tool and teaching my children will help them be more successful in life.
Parent