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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Kinney's World Book Day boom continues

Jeff Kinney’s Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) is once again the UK Official Top 50 number one, with the World Book Day title beating David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins Children's) to the top spot by fewer than 4,000 copies Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colouring-in books boom continues with volume of mathematical patterns

Alex Bellos and Edmund Harriss’s Snowflake, Seashell, Star promises to be ‘both a field guide and a therapeutic exercise book’Adults who are running out of cats and gardens to colour in as part of the new craze for “mindful” colouring books will soon have a more educational option for their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-06 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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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Color Space is a VR coloring book to help you relax

Let's face it: with the COVID-19 pandemic creating chaos, you're probably looking for something, anything to shut out the outside world and help you relax. Thankfully, you might have an option if you happen to have an Oculus VR headset. Lighthaus h... Continue reading at Engadget

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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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