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 “adult colouring-in capital of the world”.As the Beijing international book fair takes place this week, Laurence King Publishing said that Secret Garden had sold 6.8m copies around the world, with 3m of these sales in China, where it was published on 1 June. The title has also been a major hit in Brazil, where it has sold just over 1.1m copies, said Laurence King, with 650,421 copies sold in the US, half a million in South Korea, and 477,658 in the UK to date. Related: How to draw… an enchanted forest Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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