How To Gift Wrap A Book

Wrapping a book is similar to the general method used for wrapping a gift. However, given the fact that most books are generally less thick than a standard gift or box, a slightly different method can be used.

Follow on for complete step by step instructions to wrapping a book perfectly.

Required Materials

Wrapping Paper

Step 1: Measure and cut paper to cover front and back of book

Start by placing the book in the bottom left corner of your wrapping paper. We will begin by measuring the paper so that there’s enough to cover the front and back of the book.

Step 2: Measure and cut paper to cover top and bottom sides

Now that the paper is cut to cover the front and back, we will measure and cut so that there’s just enough to cover the two short sides.

Step 3: Tape Paper To Book

Tape the paper so that the book is fully covered and wrapped.

Step 4: Fold & Tape Side 1

Next we will fold and tape up the first short side.

Step 5: Fold & Tape Side 2

Finally, we’ll fold and tape the other short side.


There it is, your book is nicely wrapped. As always, add a bow tie for some extra style and flare.

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