Minecraft How To

How To Make A Book And Quill In Minecraft

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make a book and quill in Minecraft!

A Minecraft book and quill is a basic item used to write a book.

How To Make A Book & Quill Video Tutorial

In this video, we'll show you how to make a book and quill and how to use it in the game.

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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

Materials Required To Make A Book & Quill

  • 1 Book
  • 1 Feather
  • 1 Ink sac

Steps To Craft A Book & Quill

Step 1. Open Your Crafting Menu

To make a book and quill, let's first open your crafting table in Minecraft. You should see the same grid as in the image below.

Open the crafting table

Step 2. Add The Book, Feather, & Ink Sac To The Menu

In the crafting table, add the book, feather, and ink sac to the grid.

Add the items to the grid exactly as shown in the image below.  In the 2nd row place 1 feather in the 3rd box. In the 3rd row place down 1 book in the 2nd box and 1 ink sac in the 3rd box. This is the Minecraft book and quill recipe.

Add The Book, Feather, & Ink Sac To The Menu

Now that you've added the items to the grid as described above, you'll notice a book and quill appear in the box on the right.

Step 3. Move The Book And Quill To Your Inventory

After crafting the book and quill, you'll need to drag it down to your inventory for use.

Move The Book And Quill To Your Inventory

That's it! You now have a book and quill. A Minecraft book and quill is a basic item used to write written books.

How to make a book and quill in Minecraft

Minecraft Book And Quill Command

You can also use a Give Command to make a book and quill in Minecraft. The book and quill command is available in the following game editions:

  • Java Edition
  • Pocket Edition
  • Xbox One
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Windows 10 Edition
  • Education Edition

To run the book and quill command in Minecraft, open your chat window and enter the command below depending on the version you have.

Java Edition 1.13 and higher command

/give @p writable_book 1

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

/give @p writable_book 1 0

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