ReadersMagnet Review recommends these five awesome coloring books to check out this July.
All of us love coloring books at one point in our lives. No matter what the theme, whether it’s Superheroes, Indians and Cowboys, Flowers, Animals, Planets, or Nature, these coloring books are part of our beautiful childhood. Over the years, coloring books have evolved, and the illustrations have become more complex and detailed. Many of these illustrated books are designed not exclusively for toddlers and kids. Adult coloring books with various themes have become popular nowadays. Coloring books help ease stress and depression. In many cases, coloring books have still maintained their charm, even with grown-ups. Below are five awesome coloring books to check this July.
Botanical Reflections by Doris Lance
Our list kicks off with an inspirational book by Doris Lance. Although not strictly a coloring book, readers are sure to have a grand old time color journaling on Botanical Reflections. The book is a unique blend of words and pictures. It features selected scriptures from the Bible in the hopes of inspiring readers and providing them with daily grace and wisdom. The catch is the beautifully -drawn collection of rare mountain flowers, the same flowers that Doris encountered during her hikes and trips. Doris Lance is a photographer and a nature lover. Botanical Reflections is a wonderful coloring book for both young and adults.
Doodle Devotions for Kids by Nancy Taylor
A few years ago, freelance writer and editor Nancy Taylor published several coloring books for kids. One of them is the 2019 Doodle Devotions for Kids. The book is designed for kids to learn more about God and the Bible. It features 60 devotions spread across 157 pages of fun and illustrations. According to Taylor, the book is meant to encourage kids to express themselves and discover new things, especially about the stories and characters in the Holy book. Doodle Devotions for Kids is perfect as a birthday gift or Christmas present.
Cats Coloring Book by Amanda Davenport
Seriously, who doesn’t love cats? And whoever said coloring books are for kids only? Cats Coloring Book: Realistic Adult Coloring Book, Advanced Cat Coloring is just one of the many coloring books published by Amanda Davenport. Davenport is known for her collection of adult coloring books with animal themes. Her book collection includes the following titles: Dogs, Big Cats, Wolf, Meerkat, Bear, Monkey, Farm Animals, Birds, Elephant, Zoo Animals, Sea Life, and Horse. Cats Coloring Books features realistic line drawings of cats in different behaviors and positions. Adult and professional artists will definitely enjoy this book.
Splendid Cities by Chadwick/Goodwin
Nature and sceneries have always captivated the young and the artistic. Many coloring books have nature themes. But what if you have a chance to color cities, tourist spots, and famous landmarks? Renowned artists Rosie Goodwin and Alice Chadwick came up with the idea of designing a coloring book paying homage to some of the great cities across the world. Splendid Cities: Color Your Way to Calm is a fantastic coloring book that will transport you to the domes of Moscow, the top of the Eiffel Tower, and other breath-taking cities around the world. Splendid Cities is designed to ease stress and take you on a much-needed vacation, passport-free!
Enchanted Forest by Johanna Basford
Forest and coloring books are a perfect match. And there’s one person that is making all the noise in the world of nature coloring books. Johanna Basford is a seasoned artist known for her intricate pen and ink illustrations of woodlands, the marine world, and majestic nature. Enchanted Forest is just one of her many coloring books that features amazing line drawings of trees, plants, animals, and natural scenery. In her book Enchanted Forest New Edition, Basford wows readers with 20 beautiful, removable art prints for coloring in, aside from her usual jaw-dropping illustrations. Enchanted Forest is a must-have for serious colorists and hobbyists.