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Pavilion's turnover drops £2m following colouring books 'blip'

Pavilion Books’ turnover plummeted by £2m last year due to the waning of the colouring books trend, accounts recently filed at Companies House have revealed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 exemption from VAT go through, and has lent its support to a petition in protest. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Game of Thrones: will mini characters conquer viewers' hearts? | Media Monkey

Danaerys and Melisandre are among the stars from the HBO series to be turned into figuresWith its penchant for flaying, beheading and generally dying in any way other than peacefully in your sleep, Game of Thrones is an unlikely source of spin-off toy merchandise.And yet if adults can while away... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strong first-half results for W H Smith

W H Smith saw a rise in both sales and profits in the first half of 2016, with sales of adult activity books such as colouring books in the run-up to Christmas boosting its books business, the company reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Basford to publish two new colouring books with PRH

Johanna Basford is set to publish two new colouring books in 2016 with Virgin Books, a division of Ebury at Penguin Random House UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher to drop gendered children's titles after parents campaign

Buster Books, publisher of colouring books for ‘Brilliant Boys’ and ‘Gorgeous Girls’ to switch to ‘gender neutral’ titles in futureGirls will no longer be defined as “glamorous” and “gorgeous” while boys get to be “amazing” and “brilliant” at Buster Books, after the children’s publisher... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: The secret of adult colouring books

Colouring books for adults are topping bestseller lists. Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford tells us the secrets of her success. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2015-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 against” the use of colouring in as a way of teaching children to draw. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH to publish colouring books based on classic novels

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s will this autumn release a series of colouring books for a crossover audience based on classic novels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books signs two from Johannah Basford

Virgin Books, an imprint of Ebury at Penguin Random House UK, has acquired two colouring books from illustrator Johanna Basford. Madeline McIntosh, president of the Penguin Publishing Group, acquired world rights from Ed Victor of Ed Victor Ltd in a co-publishing deal with Jake Lingwood at... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phoenix Yard to publish colouring book series

Phoenix Yard Books has acquired the world English rights to publish a series of colouring books from Dutch publisher BBNC. The range, which will be launched in May, includes three books for adults - The One and Only Colouring Book For Adults, The Second One and Only Colouring Book For Adults... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I'm a grown-up, but I still love colouring books

I always loved colouring in as a child, but gave up the habit as an adult. Now I’ve returned to it – and judging from sales figures, it seems I’m far from aloneColouring books for adults top Amazon bestseller listWhat’s your favourite colour? It’s a question children ask each other so often we... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Igloo to publish Penguins of Madagascar books

Igloo Books is this month launching a series of books based on DreamWorks Animation’s new family film "Penguins of Madagascar". The range includes a book of the film, picture books, sound boards, various sticker and activity sets, and colouring books, and the company intends to “push ourselves... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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