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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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

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Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?

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Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market

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The adult coloring book fad may be over

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Adult coloring books face threat from app rivals Colorfy, Recolor and more

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