How to Make a Book in Minecraft? (2021)

How to make a book in Minecraft: Minecraft is a 3D sandbox Video game. The game was developed by Markus Notch Person using Java programming. At first in 2009, it was released as a paid public alpha for personal computers. It was released again in November 2011 with Jens Bergsten. Minecraft has also been ported to several other platforms, and became the best-selling video game of all time, having sold 200 million copies so far and has 126 million monthly active users of the game by 2020.


Platform

Supported version

 

 

Creative menu location

Java edition (PC, Mac)

1.8 - 1.17

 

Miscellaneous

Pocket edition (PE)

0.14.1 - 1.1.3,

1.2 - 1.16.20

 

Miscellaneous

Items

Xbox 360

TU35-TU69

 

Miscellaneous

Xbox one

CU23 - CU43, 1.2.5 - 1.16.20

 

Miscellaneous, items

PS3

1.26 - 1.76

 

Miscellaneous

PS4

1.26 - 1.91, 1.14.0 - 1.16.20

Miscellaneous, items

Wii U

Patch 3 - Patch 38

Miscellaneous

Nintendo Switch

1.04 - 1.11, 1.5.0 - 1.16.20

Miscellaneous, items

Windows 10 Edition

0.14.1 - 1.1.3, 1.2 - 1.16.20

Miscellaneous, items

Education Edition

0.14.2 - 1.0.18, 1.0.21 - 1.14.31

Miscellaneous, items


Depending upon the game, a player can compete and cooperate with other players in this 3D world created by the players. The game has two modes

  1. Survival mode: In this mode, a player has to build a world and try to maintain their own created world. In survival, mode players have to acquire resources to build a new world every time.
  2. Creative mode: In this mode, players have unlimited resources, and they can also modify them by using a new gameplay mechanism, assets, and items according to them.

Here players explore a 3D world with infinite terrain, and also discover extract raw materials, craft tools, and items, to build structures like (book, concrete, lantern, teleport, saddle, etc) or earthworks. Here we are discussing how to make a book in Minecraft. 

A player can make a book in the creative mode of the game. In this game, the book is the most important part of an inventory they can be used to make bookshelves or enchanted books.

Let's explore the process of making a book in different versions of different platforms.

A book is available in the following versions of the game:

Required stuff to make a book in Minecraft:

These are the required stuff you can use to make a book in Minecraft

  1. Some pieces of papers
  2. One leather to make a book cover

How to make a book in the survival mode of Minecraft?

For creating a book in survival mode follow the steps mentioned below:

1.      At first open the crafting menu:  First, open your crafting table, where you will have a 3x3 crafting grid that looks like this:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2.      Collect and add items to make a book:
In the crafting menu, you will have a 3x3 crafting table, place 3 pieces of paper and a piece of leather in that crafting table to make a book.

All the papers and leather should be arranged in a proper way on the crafting table to make a book. Here is a pattern that should follow while making a book in the Minecraft:

  • a) The 3x3 crafting table has three rows and three columns will be available.
  • b) Start from the first-row place three pieces of paper in different boxes of first row like place first paper in the first box of a first row, and second paper in the second box of the first row and so on.
  • c) After putting the papers in the first row now put a piece of leather in the first box of the second row.
  • d) Now after putting papers and leather in a proper way in the crafting table you will see the book on the right side. 

3.      Now after making a book you have to move it into your inventory.

What is inventory in Minecraft?

Inventory is a pop-up menu that every player can use to collect all self-created items. The inventory has 4 armor slots, 9 hotkey slots, and 27 storage slots. A player can use multiple keys to select the items of different slots. Like a player can use keys from 1-9 to select the items of the hotkey slots.

Every item created by any player have some unique id’s, data values according to the platform and versions let’s take look:

Description

Minecraft Id

Minecraft data value

Platform

Version

Book

340

0

Java edition PC, MAC

1.8-1.12

Book

340

 

Java edition PC, MAC

1.13-1.17

Book

340

0

Pocket edition

0.16.0-1.16.101

Book

340

0

Xbox one

1.6.0-1.16.100

Book

340

0

Nintendo switch

1.6.0-1.6.101

Book

340

0

PS4

1.14.0-1.16.100

Book

340

0

Education edition

1.0-1.14.31

Book

340

0

Windows 10 edition

0.16-01.16.100

  1. Description/ Minecraft ID name: It is the name of that item like a book, saddle, concrete, etc. The name of an item is the string value of the item used in-game commands.
  2. Minecraft ID: Minecraft id is the internal number of any item.
  3. Minecraft data value/ Damage value: It identifies the variation of the block for any item if more than one type of item exists for the Minecraft ID.
  4. Platform: The supported platform.
  5. Version: Different versions of different platforms.

Apart from these processes, you can also make a book in Minecraft using commands:

Commands for Java edition PC, MAC:

Version

Command

1.13, 1.14, 1.15, 1.16, 1.16.5, 1.17

/give @p book 1

1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12

/give @p book 1 0

Command for Pocket edition(PE):

Version

Command

0.16.0, 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.4.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0, 1.7.0, 1.8.0, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.11.0, 1.12.0, 1.13.0, 1.14.0, 1.16.0, 1.16.101

/give @p book 1 0

Command for Xbox One:

Version

Command

1.6.0, 1.7.0, 1.8.0, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.11.0, 1.12.0, 1.13.0, 1.14.0, 1.16.0, 1.16.100

/give @p book 1 0

Command for PS4:

Version

Command

1.14.0, 1.16.0, 1.16.100


/give @p book 1 0






Command for Nintendo Switch:

Version

Command

1.6.0, 1.7.0, 1.8.0, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.11.0, 1.12.0, 1.13.0, 1.14.0, 1.16.0, 1.16.101

/give @p book 1 0

Command for Windows 10 edition:

Version

Command

0.16.0, 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, 1.4.0, 1.5.0, 1.6.0, 1.7.0, 1.8.0, 1.9.0, 1.10.0, 1.11.0, 1.12.0, 1.13.0, 1.14.0, 1.16.0, 1.16.101

/give @p book 1 0

Command for Education edition

Version

Command

0.14.2, 1.0.18, 1.0.21, 1.4.0, 1.7.0, 1.9.0, 1.12.0, 1.12.60, 1.14.31

/give @p