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Pack It Up: Empowering Backpacks for Mighty Girls

Posted on August 11, 2017 by Katherine

Our top 50 picks of backpacks for children and teens that reflect Mighty Girls' diverse interests in a wide range of colors and designs.

Whether you're looking for a new backpack for school, need something to tote stuff for sleepovers, or want a heavy-duty, high-capacity daypack for hikes and traveling, it's important that the bag you pick can take everything your Mighty Girl has to throw at it! At the same time, backpacks are a fun way to reflect a child's interests and a tween's or teen's personality. The best backpacks are the ones that both go the distance and capture the wide array of interests of the Mighty Girls in our lives!

With that in mind, we've put together a selection of 50 of our favorite backpacks for kids, from toddlers to teens. In the first half of this blog post, we've showcased a variety of backpacks in fun, colorful patterns that cover a wide variety of themes ranging from animals to science, and then in the second half, we've shared some of our favorite backpacks featuring Mighty Girl characters, including site favorites such as Wonder Woman, Moana, Star WarsInside Out, and Doc McStuffins. We're confident there's one every Mighty Girl will love!

And, to help your kids feel prepared for school -- whether they are just starting out or are heading back to middle or high school -- you can also find many encouraging books in our two back-to-school blog posts, 40 Books About Mighty Girls' Adventures at School and 35 Essential Guides For Mighty Girls in Middle School, High School, and Beyond.

On The Go: Colorful Backpacks for Mighty Girls

Safari Friends Backpack

Send the littlest kids off with a friend face with these fun backpacks from green sprouts! This 10 by 12 inch backpack is perfect for toddlers, especially with a magnetic closure and drawstring that make it easy for her to get what she needs. Parents will appreciate the durable, BPA-free PVC construction.

Mini Canvas Backpacks

These sturdy backpacks are perfectly designed for the littlest kids! With two sizes to choose from, one for 1 to 3 year olds and one for 3 to 6 year olds, you can get ones that's just right for your child's needs at daycare, preschool, or their kindergarten year. Colorful prints on durable canvas will make these bags a hit.

Skip Hop Zoo Pack Backpack

"Fun meets function" with these cheerful backpacks from Skip Hop! These 10 by 12 inch backpacks feature dimensional accents, bright colors, and helpful organizational tools like an insulated snack pouch and a mesh bottle pocket. These backpacks are BPA, phthalate, and PVC-free and are available in over 20 different designs, from bees to raccoons to zebras. If your Mighty Girl also needs a lunch bag, you can get a matching Skip Hop Zoo Lunchies insulated bag.

Toddler Dino Backpack

Little dinosaur fans will love this backpack that makes them feel like a real dinosaur! This 12 by 9 inch backpack features dimensional spikes, claws, and other accents. The lightweight neoprene makes it easy to clean, while the adjustable straps make it comfortable to carry. Three different designs make this a fun option for would-be paleontologists.

O3 Preschool Backpack

This is the perfect solution for active, busy kids! This compact backpack is only 10 by 14 inches, but it packs a lunch in an insulated cooler pocket, plenty of room for supplies in the main pocket and pencil organizer, and even a spot for a drink in the side drink pocket. Breathable mesh on the straps and lumbar section make it comfortable to wear, and it's available in over 20 bright colors and designs.

Wildkin Pack 'n' Snack Backpack

She'll be able to carry everything she needs in one compact pack with this backpack from Wildkin, which includes an insulated, food-safe pocket for snacks. This compact 10 by 12 inch back includes a mesh pocket for a water bottle and reflective tape for night-time safety. Best of all are the fun designs, featuring everything from mermaids to dinosaurs.

Stephen Joseph Sidekick Backpack

Head off to school with a friendly butterfly or ladybug on your back! These cute and colorful backpacks feature lots of pockets for storage and dimensional accents just for fun. At 13 by 10 inches, they're just enough bigger for the extra things a school-aged child needs, without being overwhelming on a small frame. One dollar from each backpack sold will be donated to a children's scholarship program.

Crocodile Creek Preschooler Backpack

With a little more space for older preschoolers and kindergarten students, but still compact in size and colorful, Crocodile Creek's 14 by 12 inch backpack offers plenty of fun designs that kids will love. Horses, dinosaurs, and more adorn these high-quality backpacks, all in bright, kid-friendly colors. They're perfect for preschool, camp, and more.

SuperME Caped Backpack

Who wouldn't love a backpack that turns them into a superhero? SuperME backpacks are bright and stylish, but they also hide a secret: a cape in a hidden pocket! Add the included coordinating mask and your little hero is ready for action. The backpack comes with a Velcro SuperME hero patch, but additional patches are available for sale to customize your bag. It's 11 by 13 inches, lightweight, and water resistant -- perfect for first adventures in the great wide world.

Forget-Me-Not Lightning Strikes Backpack Set

If your Mighty Girl has trouble remembering everything she needs, this backpack set from Skip Hop might be the perfect solution! The clear window in this 11 by 14 inch backpack provides a peek inside, confirming that the included lunch bag is safety tucked where it belongs. The well-made pieces are sized to carry what kids need, but still small enough to be easy for smaller kids to carry. This BPA- and phthalate-free set is a great option for young children.

Olive Kids Backpack

With fun, colorful designs featuring everything from animals to construction equipment, these compact backpacks are perfect for preschoolers to second graders! Whether your child loves space or mermaids, there's a pattern here for her. These 15 by 12 inch backpacks are made of 600 denier nylon so they're tough enough to stand up to a busy school year.

Stephen Joseph Vinyl Backpack

From frogs to firetrucks, airplanes to cupcakes, horses to dinosaurs... there's a design here for every child! These 12 by 13 inch vinyl bags feature durable applique designs in bright colors. Big enough to hold some school books and papers, but small enough to be comfortable for younger kids, these backpacks are perfect for preschoolers to second graders.

Wildkin Sidekick Backpack

This is a tough backpack that will stand the test of time! These 15 by 12 inch backpacks are made out of 600 denier nylon and include an interior moisture-resistant lining. A substantial main compartment plus a smaller front compartment make it easy to keep track of things. Padded straps make them comfortable to wear, but what kids will really love are the vibrant designs featuring everything from fairies to aliens!

Spiketus Rex Backpack

Show off some colorful spikes with this fun backpack from MadPax! This polyurethane backpack features dimensional spikes in a bunch of bright colors. There's one main compartment and two outer pockets to help kids keep all their stuff organized. At 18 by 14 inches, this backpack provides plenty of room for older kids who need more space to bring supplies and books to and from school, or for sleepovers and other overnight trips.

Science Print Backpack

Show off your love of science, advertise that you're a #girlgenius, or celebrate your squad of devoted friends with this backpack in empowering prints from The Children's Place! These high-quality backpacks feature unique designs and are built to last. At 16 by 13 inches, with a main compartment, front zippered pocket, and two mesh side pockets, it will hold everything she needs to be a success this school year.

Under Armour Compact Backpack

For a combination of durable construction and compact size, this backpack is the one! This 16 by 11 inch backpack uses UA Storm material for a highly water-resistant exterior, while a padded back panel and contoured adjustable straps make it comfortable to carry. In addition to several organizational pockets, this backpack also features a tricot lined phone pocket and two side water bottle pockets.

Photorealistic Animal Backpack

The print on this backpack is so real, it looks like the animals are really clawing their way through the bag! The 300 denier polyester is sturdy enough to take on a tough school year, and the 17 by 11 inch size is big enough for a binder but small enough to be comfortable to carry. Well-padded straps and a side water bottle pocket make it perfect for a busy day.

Dog Backpack

Bring a friendly face to school with this charming dog backpack from Hynes Eagle! This 16 by 12 inch backpack features a photorealistic print of a dog's face that's sure to put a smile on hers every morning. The large main compartment and front zipper pocket ensure she's got plenty of places to store everything that she needs. Lightweight and comfortable, it's perfect for the Mighty Girl dog lover on the go.

Galaxy Backpack

It's not just little kids who want to show off a love of outer space — and this space-themed backpack from hotstyle is the perfect option for tweens and teens! Vivid galaxy designs on this 16 by 12 inch backpack are available in four different colors. The large main compartment includes a padded 14 inch laptop sleeve and a back-wall zippered pocket for secure storage of small items. On the outside, there's a front zippered compartment, a zip pocket on the back for quick access to bus passes, IDs, etc., and two side pockets for water bottles, umbrellas, and more.

The North Face Jester Backpack

Whether you're off to school or hitting the trails, the 18 by 13.5 inch Jester backpack from The North Face is a great option! Two large zip pockets, a sleeve for a 12 inch laptop, and a front accessory pocket with an organization sleeve ensure you can keep plenty inside, while the bungee cords on the exterior allow you to loop in a rain jacket or other supplies. Plus, The North Face's FlexVent system ensures great ventilation when it's on your back, making it comfortable for the long haul.

Fantasy Print Daypack

Get ready for a busy day or an overnight adventure with this daypack featuring a variety of unique prints! This 17.5 by 12 inch pack includes two large main pockets and a smaller outside pocket for items you might need to access quickly, like a phone, bus pass, and more. Tweens and teens will love the unexpected, colorful designs.

Hynes Eagle Glitter Backpack

She'll feel ready to shine in this high quality backpack made of blue glitter material that looks like a field of stars! At 17 by 13 inches, there's plenty of space for everything she needs, including a 14" laptop. Useful features like an earphone port and an anti-theft clasp make it a great choice for students who commute, too. It's a great way to add a little extra flair to her busy day.

Vbiger Daypack

This durable but lightweight 18 by 12 inch daypack is perfect for carrying everything you need for a busy day! High-quality, water-resistant nylon fabric and a double-zipper design make it convenient and sturdy, while fun colors and patterns will make it a hit with kids. Multiple interior compartments make it easy to stay organized -- and to find that paper you need to turn in.

J World Oz Backpack

Simple is beautiful with this backpack from J World that has clean lines but comes in a huge array of colorful patterns! This 17" by 13.5" pack can hold a 15" laptop safe inside its lined interior, while the exterior zippered pocket and two drink pockets keep other supplies close to hand. Ergonomically shaped, padded straps make it comfortable to carry, while the vivid designs will make it stand out.

Dolphin Backpack

Lovers of ocean life will adore this backpack from Animal Face with a photorealistic dolphin print! The graphic is printed on felt fabric, giving it a sense of depth that adds to the realism of the image. At the same time, this 17 by 12 inch backpack doesn't sacrifice carrying space, providing both a large main pocket and an exterior pocket that's perfect for pens, pencils, calculators, and other supplies.

Print Travel Daypack

With sleepy sloths, intriguing equations, music notation, and more, there are plenty of unique prints to choose from for this daypack. At 17.5 by 12 inches, it's the perfect size for a long day or an overnight trip, and the 1200 denier waterproof nylon ensures all of your stuff stays clean and dry. Two large, lined main compartments and one small front pocket provide plenty of organization, but the real appeal will be the fun designs!

Magic Sequins Backpack

Make her school days magical with bright sequins and vibrant prints with this beautiful backpack! This 18 by 14 inch backpack has a big main compartment for all her supplies, plus a front zippered pocket for items she needs to access on the go. Comfortable and colorful, this will help her feel ready to shine every day!

Frida Kahlo Backpack

She'll feel ready to take on the world with this backpack featuring artwork inspired by the inimitable Frida Kahlo! Vibrant and colorful, it even includes Kahlo's powerful quote, "Feet, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" At 17 by 12.5 inches, it's big enough to carry what you need — but the real appeal will be getting to celebrate your favorite artist all school year long.

Classic SuperBreak Backpack

Chances are this backpack will look familiar — Jansport has been making popular gear for 30 years! The SuperBreak backpack comes in a wide variety of colors and designs and is one of their most popular products, and it's easy to see why: at 17 by 13 inches, with comfortable padded straps, it's perfect for carrying a day's worth of supplies. Best of all, Jansport offers a lifetime warranty on all their products.

High Sierra Loop Backpack

High Sierra's Loop backpack is perfect for day-to-day or for more adventurous journeys! This large, multi-compartment backpack is 19 by 13 inches, and includes a dedicated tech compartment for a laptop or tablet, as well as a media pocket with a headphone port. You can even carry extra gear with the heavy-duty hook and bottom straps. Over three dozen colors and designs provide her with lots of choices.

Hustle II Backpack

Your teen need a backpack that can handle anything she can throw at it — and this backpack from Under Armour delivers! Made with UA Storm material that resists water without sacrificing breathability, this 18 by 13 inch backpack includes a laptop sleeve that can hold a 15" laptop. Adjustable, padded straps make it comfortable to wear, and she'll love the 18 vivid colors and patterns.

High Sierra Fat Boy Backpack

You can pack a lot in this oversized, multi-compartment backpack design from High Sierra! At 19.5 by 13 inches, there's little that won't fit — including your laptop or tablet, in a dedicated tech sleeve. You can even bring along your music with a media pocket with headphone port! High Sierra's monster hook and bottom straps allow you to bring along extra gear that won't fit in the pockets. With a wide variety of modern, bright designs, she's sure to find one she'll love.

Eshops Waterproof Backpack

If your Mighty Girl has a walk to school, you may need a backpack that can handle the worst of the elements. This 18 by 14 inch backpack from Eshops is truly waterproof, not just water resistant; if the zippers are probably closed, things will stay properly dry even in a downpour! With comfortable shoulder straps and multiple pockets for organization, this backpack is also perfect for long hikes or overnight stays.

Show Some Character: licensed backpacks for Mighty Girls

If your child has a favorite Mighty Girl character, why not let her show her off on her backpack? These backpacks feature a variety of fun licensed characters.

P Is For Peppa Backpack

Toddlers will quickly learn that the letter P is for their favorite character, Peppa Pig! This 12 by 9 inch backpack is just right for the littlest children to carry a few things they need on a day of adventure. Kids will love the bright, cheerful colors and the front zippered pocket to hold a few special treasures, while parents will appreciate the sturdy 100% polyester construction.

Finding Dory Toddler Backpack

Everyone's favorite forgetful fish makes an appearance on this backpack that's just the right size for toddlers and preschoolers! This 12 by 10 inch backpack is colorful and provides plenty of organization with a double-zippered main pocket, two front zippered pockets, a side Velcro-closure pocket, and a side mesh pocket. It's perfect for all her amazing adventures.

Moana Toddler / Preschooler Backpack

Moana, Pua, and Heihei will join her on her journey with this backpack that's just the right size for littler adventurers! This 12 by 10 inch backpack still offers plenty of storage, with a main compartment, two front zippered pockets, and two side pockets for drinks and other small items. For more products featuring characters from this popular film, visit our Moana Collection.

Peppa Pig 3D Backpack

Young Peppa Pig fans will love how Peppa seems ready to leap off this backpack! This 14 by 9 inch backpack, which includes a front zippered pocket and a side mesh pocket, will hold everything a preschooler needs for a day, but what kids will love are the dimensional accents that bring their favorite character to life.

My Neighbor Totoro Character Backpack

It looks like a stuffie, but this 14 inch Totoro is actually a cleverly concealed mini backpack! The plush material is soft and light, so he's just as cuddly as you'd expect Totoro to be. When she's ready to get on the go, adjustable straps make it easy to bring Totoro along. It's a perfect flexible option for young Studio Ghibli fans.

Wicket the Ewok Backpack Buddy

Add a little Endorian flair to your day with this plush Wicket backpack! This cuddly plush is 24 inches tall and hides a little carrying pouch that's just the right size for a few key supplies. The adjustable straps make this perfect for all ages, whether you've got a preschooler Star Wars fan or you're eyeing it as a distinctive alternative to a purse for yourself.

Dora the Explorer Backpack

Get ready to explore with this backpack featuring Dora the Explorer, her friend Boots, and some colorful crayons! This officially licensed backpack is 14 by 10.5 inches, big enough to carry a bit more but still small enough to be comfortable to carry for smaller children. Two front zippered pockets make it easy to carry everything she needs — Map not included!

Olaf Backpack

Who wouldn't smile to see Olaf's grin every morning? This nylon backpack uses dimensional accents to add a little extra something to the Frozen character's design. At 12 by 10 inches, with an 8 by 10 inch pocket, it's big enough to carry the necessities — whether it's winter or summer! Two side mesh pockets let you tote a drink too.

Doc McStuffins Backpack and Lunch Tote

Doc McStuffins will help her feel ready to take on the school day with this set of backpack and lunch tote! This 16 by 12 inch backpack has a large main pocket and a small front pocket, plus mesh pockets for drinks, while the lunch tote is insulated to keep food at just the right temperature. The colorful images of Stuffie, Lambie, and Doc are sure to appeal to any fan of the show.

Plush Totoro Backpack

Bring a friendly forest spirit wherever you go with this cheerful Totoro backpack! This 13 by 10 inch backpack is made of plush fabric and features dimensional accents that make it really stand out. It's just the right size for a little My Neighbor Totoro fan to carry a few necessities.

Dora the Explorer "We Love School!" Backpack

School is just another great place to explore for Dora the Explorer! This 16 by 15 inch backpack features Dora in her school uniform and even comes with special clear front pocket that holds a bonus Dora die-cut pencil case. It's the perfect way to remind little Dora fans that school is just another adventure.

Peppa Pig Backpack and Lunch Bag

It's time for a busy day at school with Peppa Pig! Tuck your books and supplies in the 16 by 13 inch backpack (and don't forget your water bottle in the side mesh pocket), then snap on the 9 by 7.5 inch lunch bag full of all the snacks you need to fuel a day full of activity. It's the perfect pick for any Peppa fan.

Doc McStuffins Backpack

She'll be ready to treat all her friends' boo-boos with this licensed Doc McStuffins backpack! Fans of the show will love the colorful graphics featuring her favorite characters, while parents will appreciate that this 16 by 13 inch backpack features two front zippered pockets, a side Velcro-closure pocket, and a side mesh pocket to keep her organized.

Finding Dory Backpack and Lunch Bag

Dory and Nemo appear larger than life on this backpack and lunch bag set! With vivid, colorful artwork that looks ready to leap into life, this 16 by 12 inch backpack and detachable insulated lunch bag are the perfect choice for young Dory fans. Adjustable straps and easy-access zippers make it easy for her to get anything she needs as she heads out on her own great adventures.

Frozen Backpack

Fans of Frozen will love this backpack depicting the two sisters whose love for one another can overcome anything. This streamlined 16 by 12 inch backpack includes a large front zippered pocket and a mesh side pocket to help organize everything she needs to carry with her. Kids will love the vivid graphic with lots of detail!

Inside Out Backpack

Celebrate her love of the Disney-Pixar movie Inside Out with this backpack featuring Disgust, Joy, Anger, and Sadness! This 16 by 12 inch backpack has two front zippered pockets, a side Velcro-closure pocket, and a mesh side pocket, making it perfect for carrying everything she needs for a day that's full of emotions.

DC Super Hero Girls Backpack

Let Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl get her ready for school with this backpack featuring these three DC Super Hero Girls! This 15 by 12 inch backpack features a reflective print that looks great and provides a little extra safety on dark school mornings. The large main compartment provides plenty of space for everything she needs, and the adjustable shoulder straps make it comfortable to carry. Fans can also get this DC Super Hero Girls Thermos lunch kit for ages 5 to 10.

Elsa, Anna, and Olaf Backpack

Three of the stars of the hit movie Frozen appear on this beautiful backpack! This blue 16 by 12 inch backpack has a main compartment and two front zippered pockets, as well as a side mesh pocket and a side flip-top pocket, so there's plenty of room for everything — but what she'll love is getting to see Anna, Elsa, and Olaf every day on her way to school!

It's Complicated Backpack and Lunch Bag

Inside Out fans will love this backpack and lunch bag set, which is the perfect way to get everything she needs to school. The 16 by 12 inch backpack features Sadness, Joy, and Disgust, while the detachable insulated lunch bag features all five of Riley's emotions. Her emotions may always be complicated, but maybe this set can make her school day a little bit easier.

Just Keep Swimming Backpack and Lunch Bag

Take a little advice from your favorite forgetful fish with this Finding Dory backpack and lunch bag set! The 16 by 12 inch backpack is 100% polyester and features a colorful print of Dory and Nemo with her motto, "Just keep swimming!" Meanwhile, the 9.25 by 7.25 inch insulated lunch bag helps keep food at just the right temperature until it's time to eat. The two bags snap together to make it easy to carry everything she needs.

Moana Textured Backpack

This backpack is the perfect fit for your little adventurer! Made of textured fabric that looks like weaving, with colorful images of Moana and Heihei, this vibrant 17 by 14 inch backpack will really stand out. One large main compartment and two side pockets provide plenty of storage for all her adventuring gear. For more products featuring this popular character, visit our Moana Collection.

Zootopia Backpack

Officer Judy Hops and her new friend Nick Wilde are ready for action on this fun Zootopia backpack! This 16 by 12 inch backpack has two main pockets, one zippered pocket inside, and two side pockets. It also has a compartment big enough to fit a 15 inch laptop, so even adult fans of the movie can enjoy this bag! Fans of the movie will also want to check out this Zootopia insulated lunch box.

Batgirl Logo Backpack

Who needs a utility belt when you have this awesome Batgirl logo backpack? This 16 by 12 inch backpack features an all-over Batgirl logo print. With a main compartment, a large front zippered pocket, and two side mesh pockets, she'll be able to carry everything she needs for a heroic day.

Hogwarts Knapsack

Accio backpack! She can have a magical year even if she isn't off to platform 9 3/4 thanks to this officially licensed knapsack. This 16 by 14 inch bag includes a vibrant Hogwarts crest and features several outer pockets for quick access to things like bus passes, student IDs, and more.

Wonder Woman Backpack and Beanie

Let Wonder Woman be her ally throughout the school year! This 16 by 10 inch backpack is officially licensed and includes a main compartment, a front zippered pocket, small side pockets for water bottles, and a clear name tag slot. Three motion-activated LEDs near the logo light up when you move, so she'll feel like a real life superhero when she runs for the bus! As a bonus, the included beanie will keep her head warm on cold days.

Pokemon Molded Backpack

Whether she's a longtime Pokemon fan or discovered them this summer with Pokemon GO, this backpack is just the thing! This molded backpack featuring Pikachu and friends is 16 by 13 inches and features a large main compartment plus two front zippered pockets and two side mesh pockets. It's just the thing for when you've got to catch 'em all — or carry it all!

Creeper Backpack

Sssssss....BOOM! Minecraft fans will love this Creeper backpack. This 18 by 12 inch backpack is huge both in size and organization: three big double-zippered compartments, some with organizers pockets, provide plenty of places to keep things. It's one creeper you'll be happy to see!

Stitch Backpack

Fans of Lilo and Stitch will love this officially licensed Stitch backpack, complete with 3D embellishments! At 18 by 14 inches, it's big enough to hold binders and other supplies, but what she'll really love is the cheerful Stitch face — completely with a front zipper compartment for Stitch's mouth.

My Little Pony Graffiti Backpack

Show off a little rainbow magic with this My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic backpack! This colorful and stylish 16 by 12 inch backpack is 100% nylon and has adjustable padded straps. With a large main compartment, a zippered front pocket, and two side mesh pockets, it provides plenty of space for everything she needs.

Ghostbusters Canvas Backpack

Who you gonna call? Call on this sturdy backpack made out of vintage canvas! This rugged backpack featuring the Ghostbusters logo is ready to take on anything you have to throw at it. It's available in two sizes — the large can hold a 15 inch laptop, the small can hold a 12 inch laptop or tablet — but both sizes feature three front zippered pouches, padded straps, two side pockets with elastic and tie-down straps, and a top carry handle. Your choice of olive or black; proton pack not included!

Wonder Woman Backpack

This Wonder Woman backpack shows off the iconography of the character as she appears in Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice — and, of course, her own film! Made from super durable polyurethane, this 18 by 19 inch backpack even includes a lasso detail on the zipper pulls. It's perfect for any dedicated comics fan, young or old.

BB-8 Print Backpack

The Force awakened in Rey...but the adventure began thanks to BB-8! Fans of the spunky little droid will love this all-over BB-8 print. This 16 by 12 inch backpack is compact, but the large main compartment and front zippered pocket provide plenty of organization, while the padded straps make it comfortable to carry. Fans of Star Wars: The Force Awakens can find more products featuring Rey, BB-8, and other characters from the film in our Rey Collection.

TARDIS Backpack

Is it bigger on the inside? This TARDIS backpack is sure to be a hit with Doctor Who fans! This 100% polyester backpack is 16 by 13 inches and includes a front zippered pocket to keep you organized. Vibrant colors and great details make this backpack accurate enough to please any fan. Allons-y!

Totoro Daypack

Totoro, the Catbus, soot sprites, and more...they're all watching over you with this great daypack in a variety of prints! Colorful images feature all your favorite characters from My Neighbor Totoro, while the 17.5 by 12 inch size allows you to carry everything you need, including a 14 inch laptop. It's the perfect choice for any Studio Ghibli fan!

Disney Villains Backpack

Sometimes, the villains steal the show! This officially licensed backpack from Loungefly plays homage to some of Disney's iconic villains, including Cruella de Vil, Ursula, and Maleficent. At 16 by 12 inches, this bag is compact, but still big enough to hold a small laptop or a tablet in the elasticized sleeve, and a front zipper pocket is the perfect place to tuck small, quick-access items.

R2D2 Knapsack

Show off your love of this spunky little droid — and the Star Wars franchise — with this R2D2 knapsack from BioWorld. This 100% polyester knapsack has a drawstring closure and features two front pockets for storing a couple of extra bits and pieces. Adjustable straps make it comfortable — which is a good thing, since you'll want to wear it everywhere!

TARDIS Knapsack

Doctor Who fans will love this sturdy and detailed canvas TARDIS knapsack from Bioworld! This 15 by 13 inch knapsack includes a drawstring closure and two front pockets — sorry, sonic screwdriver not included. It's tough enough to handle plenty of adventures in school, travel, and more.

Wonder Woman Knapsack

Festooned in Wonder Woman's brilliant colors, this 15 by 12 inch knapsack from Bioworld is perfect for fans of the iconic DC Comics superhero! With a pattern of white stars and a gold Wonder Woman logo on a blue field, accented with red pockets and gold trim, this is a knapsack that really stands out. Fans of Batgirl can also get in on the fun with Bioworld's Batgirl knapsack.

Harley Quinn Knapsack

Fans of this complex DC Comics character can pay tribute with this subtle Harley Quinn knapsack design! This 15 by 12 inch knapsack has two small outer pockets and a drawstring closure on the main compartment. Plus, thanks to the sturdy fabric and construction, it's ready to last for the long haul.

Star Wars Tattoo Print Backpack

You may not want a tattoo, but you can add a little classic tattoo styling — and some Star Wars flair — to your day with this backpack from Loungefly! This 16 by 12 inch backpack has a roomy main compartment and a small zippered front pocket for other supplies, but it's still compact enough to be easy to tote along. Plus, teen and adult Star Wars fans will love the unique print!

Legend of Zelda Messenger Bag

Take the Triforce with you everywhere you go with this messenger bag that plays homage to the classic video game series! This officially licensed 16 by 12 inch bag is black with silver images and trim. Two inner sections allow you to keep items in order, and one of them provides a strap to hold a laptop up to 15 inches. A small zippered compartment provides easy access to a cell phone, bus pass, and other necessities.

Totoro Messenger Bag

You don't have to be young to be a fan of Totoro and Studio Ghibli! This 12 by 10 inch messenger bag is made of sturdy canvas and features a print of the Studio Ghibli logo. An adjustable shoulder strap makes it comfortable to carry, and a small zippered pocket in the top provides easy access to cell phones, bus passes, and more.

Starry Night TARDIS Messenger Bag

Ah, the beauty of Van Gogh... is that the TARDIS?! This unique messenger bag will be a hit with Doctor Who fans. This 14 by 12 inch bag includes an adjustable strap and features two internal pockets to help keep things in order. The high quality screenprinting ensures the image stays vibrant, no matter what adventures you take it on!

Rebel Alliance Laptop Backpack

Are you part of the Rebel Alliance? Star Wars fans will love this officially licensed Star Wars backpack! At 21 x 12 inches, it's big enough for multiple textbooks and binders, and it includes a dedicated laptop compartment. Several front and side pockets provide storage for even more stuff. May the Force be with you!

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