How To Make A Book In Minecraft

Learn how to make a book in Minecraft with our step-by-step tutorial (with pictures) and our how-to video. And as a bonus, we’ll even show you the book command.

Minecraft books can be used to create other items such as a Minecraft bookshelf, a beautiful table, and more.

Available Platforms

Edition Platform Available
Java Edition Windows, Mac & Linux PC’s Yes
Bedrock Edition Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, Fire OS, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
Education Edition Mac, iOs 12, Windows 10 PC’s Yes
PlayStation Edition PlayStation 3 & 4 Yes

Tools & Items Needed

Steps To Make A Book

1. Open Your Crafting Menu

Open your artboard so you can see the 3×3 grid as shown in the image below.

How To Make A Book In Minecraft

2. Add Papers and Leather

With your artboard open, we now need to place the 3 papers and the leather on the squares on the grid, as shown in the image below.

How To Make A Book In Minecraft

It’s important the items are placed in the squares exactly as shown in the image.

In the first row, place 1 paper in the first box and 1 paper in the second box. In the 2nd row, put 1 paper in the 1st box and 1 leather in the 2nd box. This is the recipe from the Minecraft book.

Once you have placed the items in the appropriate boxes, you will notice that a book appears in the box on the right.

3. Move The Book To Your Inventory

Finally, click on your book and move it down to your inventory.

How To Make A Book In Minecraft

You bought a book! Minecraft books are used to create bookshelves, enchanted books, enchanted tables and much more.

Minecraft Book Command

You can also order a book in Minecraft. The book command is available in the following editions:

  • Java edition
  • Pocket edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Educational Edition

To run the book command, open your chat window and enter the appropriate command below:

Java Edition 1.13 and Up Create Book Command

/give @p book 1

PE, Xbox One, Switch, Win 10, Education Edition

/give @p book 1 0

FAQ’s About How To Make A Book In Minecraft

1. How do you create a book in Minecraft?

To make a book, place 1 leather and 3 paper in the crafting table. The leather should be placed in the left-most corner of the grid and the 3 papers in a fashion that cover all sides of the leather. Then move it to your inventory.

2. How do you use books in Minecraft?

To use an enchanted book, the player must place an item in the first slot in an anvil, and a book in the next. In order to complete the enchantment, the player must have the required amount of experience. Note that using an enchanted book gets significant discounts at the anvil.

3. How do you make an open book in Minecraft?

Open the enchanting table. It will open to one space in which you can place your book. Place the book in the table. To do so, simply click and drag the book into the space (PC).

4. How do you edit books in Minecraft?

Books and Quills are items in Minecraft used to write books and read them. When you click the button ‘SIGN’ and enter a book title and click ‘SIGN AND CLOSE’, you cannot go back and edit your book.

5. How do you show a book in Minecraft?

Right-clicking an empty one with a book and quill or written book places it. Right-clicking a lectern with a book already occupied opens an interface to read the book.

How To Make A Book In Minecraft Video Tutorial

in this video,we will show you how to make a book in Minecraft and different use of book in minecraft.

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