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Secret Garden

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Secret Garden

An Inky Treasure Hunt and Coloring Book

By Johanna Basford

Laurence King, Paperback, 9781780671062, 96pp.

Publication Date: March 26, 2013

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 11 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.

About the Author
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.

Praise For Secret Garden

"...a coloring book even adults will want to use." -

"...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." -

"...the prettiest coloring book of the season." -

"...a sublime labyrinth of gorgeously detailed coloring pages, and yet it's so much more." -

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015

When Johanna Basford first told her publisher she wanted to draw books for adults � well, she says, "You can imagine how quiet they were." Today, both of her books have become sellout successes. More at

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