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HMRC changes decision over VAT for adult colouring books

The popular colouring books will now remain VAT-free unless they are specifically marketed towards adultsHMRC has announced that it will not impose VAT on most colouring and dot-to-dot books for adults – reversing its plans from earlier this year which were greeted with dismay by fans and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-12-14 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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2015 market growth underpinned by colouring, courgettes and YouTubers

Regular readers of The Bookseller will be aware of the three trends driving the print renaissance: adult colouring books, clean eating titles and psychological thrillers. Thus far in 2015, total sales are up 6% year on year through Nielsen BookScan, with a good deal of that down to 2015 breakout... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 9, 2015

Adult coloring books take 12 of the top 25 trade paperback bestseller spots, with Johanna Basford’s ‘Lost Ocean' coming out on top. Plus fiction and nonfiction from all along the political spectrum (Rush Limbaugh, meet Ruth Bader Ginsburg). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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 1st June 2015, the publisher revealed at Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) today (27th August). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Secret Garden colouring-in book sells 3m copies in China

Bestseller in global craze for adult versions of children’s favourites scores dazzling success in the People’s RepublicThree million copies of Johanna Basford’s adult colouring book Secret Garden have been sold in China in less than three months, its publisher has announced, dubbing Beijing the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coloring Books Grow Up

When Penguin Random House announced recently that it had acquired world rights to the next two adult coloring books from Johanna Basford, the so-called queen of coloring, it was just the latest sign that the demand for coloring books in the U.S. is continuing to surge. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Signs New Adult Coloring Books by Johanna Basford

The publisher bought next two coloring books from Basford, the illustrator behind the bestsellers 'The Secret Garden' and 'Enchanted Forest,' which kickstarted a bonafide publishing phenomenon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What's hotter than a sequel to 'Mockingbird'? A coloring book for grownups

Johanna Basford's 'Secret Garden' coloring book shot to the top of Amazon’s best-seller list this month, overtaking books by authors like Anthony Doerr, Paula Hawkins, and Harper Lee. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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