Grown-ups in the US celebrate National Colouring Book Day

If you think your days of picking up a crayon and trying to keep within the lines of your favourite drawing are long gone, think again.

National Colouring Book Day celebrated by adults!

National Colouring Book Day celebrated by adults! Image by Iaffy4K / CC BY 2.0

Millions of adult colouring books are sold every year in the US and this Sunday is National Colouring Book Day. Events are planned for the whole weekend at which adults can get together and spend time deciding the perfect shade of blue/green/red for a cartoon drawing’s clothes. Read more:

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