Tagged: colouring books

Petition launched opposing VAT on colouring books

An online bookshop selling exclusively adult colouring books has said it is likely to be put out of business should government proposals to remove their... Read more

Colouring is now cool for cats

Publishers and retailers are predicting a new trend in books for the summer - colouring books for creative pets. Read more

Colouring for grown-ups: refreshing the market

Alison Starling looks at how, in a crowded colouring book market, publishers can catch a reader's eye. Read more

Michael O'Mara launches colouring book app

Michael O’Mara Books has launched a free colouring app in response “to the increased need for a weapon against stress and anxiety in our busy... Read more

Secret Garden colouring book sells 3m copies in China

Laurence King Publishing’s adult colouring book Secret Garden by Johanna Basford has sold 3 million copies in China since the book was published there on... Read more

Lee rises while Grey scales down

Harper Lee scored her highest-ever ranking in the UK Top 50 last week, in the week before the release of Go Set a Watchman (Heinemann).... Read more

Half-year market rise for publishers

Colouring-in craze buoys publishers’ first-half results What a year it has been so far: 2015 is off to a flying start, with healthy eating, psychological... Read more

Quentin Blake criticises colouring books

Quentin Blake has warned that colouring books can limit children’s imaginations, according to the Times. The illustrator told the newspaper that he is “completely... Read more

Colouring book to bring “insight and illumination” into maths

Canongate has acquired a mathematical colouring book. Katy Follain, publishing director of non-fiction, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in Snowflake, Seashell, Star by Alex Bellos... Read more

First colouring-for-adults apps from Octopus

Octopus has launched four adult colouring-in and dot-to-dot apps which can be completed on screen using a finger. The Colouring for Mindfulness series, the first... Read more

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