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

Instead of coloring-in, adults—Quarto's team hopes—will want to scratch-off. The company has eight titles in the pipeline for this year. The post Quarto’s ‘Scratch & Create’ Chases the Adult Coloring Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Taipei Book Fair 2016: Adult Coloring Books a Local Craze

This year's Taipei fair highlighted shifting interest for local readers who are now more interested in history, democracy, capitalism...and adult coloring books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book

To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts. The post Amazon’s Bestselling Book is an Adult Coloring Book appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coloring and Crosswords Books for Adults Get Boost

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, adults have been on the hunt for activities both to while away the hours and to reduce anxiety and stress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Is Poetry the New Adult Coloring Book?

Button Poetry is finding success in publishing and marketing poetry originally written for performance—leading some to believe that the sub-genre has book industry staying power. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The adult coloring book fad may be over

Barnes & Noble Inc. posted its first decline in holiday sales in three years, hurt by a downturn in the coloring-book category, bringing another sign that the Christmas season wasn't kind to retailers. Same-store sales sank 9.1 percent for the nine-week holiday period, the New York-based... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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

Since she got in on the adult coloring book craze two years ago, Cheri Brown has spent more than $400 on 50 books holding intricate sketches that she embellishes with Sharpies, colored pencils and gel pens. But in November, Brown shifted spending to digital products. She paid $100 for mobile apps... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Adult Coloring Book Boom Continues

Publishers are experimenting with new forms and formats in the lucrative adult coloring books market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Adult Coloring Books Show Us: Light, and Dark

As adult coloring books roll on in major publishing markets, the picture coming together isn't about literature or books or our culture. The post What Adult Coloring Books Show Us: Light, and Dark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Coloring Books Drive Big Adult Trade Sales Gain

The adult coloring book boom helped push trade sales up 9.5% in November compared to the same period in 2014. Sales for trade paperbacks, the format of choice for coloring books, were up 31%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coloring Books, Children's Boost Quarto 2015 Results

Revenue at Quarto Group rose 6% in 2015, to $182.2 million. Revenue in Quarto's children's division jumped 41%, with sales of adult coloring books particularly strong. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Red-Hot Adult Coloring Book Trend Reaches Religion and Spirituality

Adult coloring books come with Hindu, Buddhist, and Christian themes from religion publishers this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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Coloring Book Star Takes Stab At U.S. Market

Mel Elliott, who lives in the U.K., self-published Colour Me Good: Ryan Gosling on a lark. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Dream Team Of Animators Creates The Ultimate Coloring Book

After volunteering at orphanages in Ghana, DreamWorks animators Rachel Tiep-Daniels and Margaret Wuller created the "Picture Book Project," which harnesses the work of talented artists to both inspire children, and raise money for them. The Picture Book Project Foundation is an effort to... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books?

If Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs office can somehow categorize coloring books as not books—and "incomplete" because they're not colored in—what might publishers have to pay in VAT? The post Color It Confusing: Can the UK’s VAT People Classify Coloring Books as Not Books? appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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U.S. Book Show: How TikTok Is Transforming Book Marketing

Panelists from Atria, Barnes & Noble, BookTok, Penguin, and St. Martin's gathered to discuss how the app is rewriting the rules for selling books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rights Edition: Nicolas Roche on BIEF’s New ‘Books From France’ and Paris Book Market

Interview:  A new event—the in-person Paris Book Market—leads BIEF's spring calendar in French publishing-rights activities. The post Rights Edition: Nicolas Roche on BIEF’s New ‘Books From France’ and Paris Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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