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5 must-buy adult colouring books

You’re not expected to stay within the lines, go crazy

mumbai Updated: Sep 20, 2016 21:07 IST
Compiled by Soma Das
Compiled by Soma Das
Hindustan Times

Characterised by intricate designs, psychedelic patterns and meditative forms, colouring books for grown ups are a popular trend in the west, and are gaining fans in the country too. There’s a colouring book on every imaginable theme — nature, mandalas, indie rock, Game of Thrones, and one even on swear words with illustrated typography.

Secret Garden

Price: Rs 465

An Inky Treasure Hunt and Colouring Book Features detailed pen-and-ink illustrations of garden creatures. It has sold 2 million copies worldwide.

My Mumbai Colouring Book

Price: Rs 350

This book features the landmarks of Mumbai city. You can use pastels, wax colours, watercolours, colour pencils and felt-tipped pens.

The Jaya Colouring Book

Price: Rs 399

Relive the Mahabharata through 108 illustrations based on Devdutt Pattanaik’s Jaya, a retelling of the Mahabharata.


Price: Rs 899

The Mughal-inspired colouring book brings to life the romance of Mughal miniatures.

The Mystical World: Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet

Price: Rs 299

It features illustrations based on verses from Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet. The drawings are of flowers, birds and animals.