“…a coloring book even adults will want to use.” – MarthaStewart.com
“…this book has multigenerational appeal. It’s not just a coloring book, by any means. Some pages have space where the garden is incomplete so kids (and adults) can create a little flora and fauna of their own.” – CoolMomPicks.com
“…the prettiest coloring book of the season.” – GirlsLife.com
“There are few art forms as meditative, nostalgic and all-around blissful as the coloring book.Consider trading in your yoga mat for a set of markers and peruse the gorgeous gardens of Basford’s imagination.” – Huffington Post
“Artist Johanna Basford is at the forefront of the grown up coloring trend. Her whimsical artwork just makes us want to drop all our responsibilities and color forever.” – Hello Giggles
“…a sublime labyrinth of gorgeously detailed coloring pages, and yet it’s so much more.” – TakesAVillage.net
Johanna Basford is an illustrator and ink evangelist who creates intricate and hand-drawn illustrations rooted in the flora and fauna that surrounds her home in rural Scotland.
Secret Garden: An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book Book
Good news for all SECRET GARDEN fans! All editions of SECRET GARDEN now feature thicker and heavier paper stock, fighting bleed-through from ink pens.
Experience the phenomenon that has sold 2 million copies worldwide and launched the coloring craze for adults.
This beautiful and interactive coloring book features delicate and highly detailed pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life with color. As added entertainment, tiny garden creatures are hidden on the pages, waiting to be found, and a key and index are included in the back. The book’s cover and jacket are also colorable.
Appealing to all ages, SECRET GARDEN is the original and first book by Johanna Basford.