Best Coloring Books of 2016

02 Dec 2016

The end of the year can be a stressful time. So we’ve compiled some of the best coloring books to help you relax and unwind. Sit back, grab your coloring pencils and enter magical worlds, explore beautiful designs and bring animals to life. If you love to be creative with color, then check out the best coloring books of 2016.

Best Coloring Books of 2016


Johanna’s Christmas

Johanna Basford

Release Date: October 25, 2016

Bestselling author of Secret Garden and Lost Ocean has a new Christmas coloring book for those wanting to get in the festive spirit. From tangles of holly to elaborately decorated gingerbread houses. Sleighs led by reindeer to bauble covered Christmas trees. It is even printed on single-sided on ivory paper to remove your artworks.

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Stress Relieving Animal Designs

Dan Morris

Release Date: August 19, 2016

Featuring over 50 animal patterns, this coloring book is designed to provide stress relief through creative expression. It includes creatures big and small across different scenes like forests, oceans, deserts, and grasslands. It features designs for varying complexity for beginners up to experts.

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The Dr. Seuss Coloring Book

Dr. Seuss

Release Date: November 1, 2016

Designed for all ages, this Dr. Seuss coloring book features a range of scenes from some of your favorite Dr. Seuss moments. It has intricate illustrations and playful patterns from titles like The Cat in the Hat, Oh, the Places You’ll Go!, The Lorax and Horton Hears a Who! 

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Tip Top Coloring Books

Release Date: October 26, 2016

This coloring book is designed for adults who need a little relaxation in their life. Featuring flowers, animals and garden designs, this will allow your creativity to run wild and also help you de-stress at the same time. With 30 original art designs, you’ll have plenty of coloring to do.

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The Beauty of Horror

Alan Robert

Release Date: October 4, 2016

This isn’t your normal coloring book, it’s art therapy for the abnormal. Designed for horror fans, this coloring book for adults mixes the style of The Walking Dead and The Secret Garden to create a truly unique experience. The intricate illustrations inside offer readers monsters, severed heads, deadly weapons and skeletal remains to complete, color and embellish.

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100 Magnificent Mandalas

Jade Summer

Release Date: September 2, 2016

If you need a little stress relief and relaxation, this mandala coloring book is perfect for you. With over 100 designs, the vivid imagery and beautiful illustrations will immerse you in a new world and take you to your happy place.

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Color at Home

Sherry Petersik & John Petersik

Release Date: October 4, 2016

For those interested in interior design, this coloring book from New York Times bestselling authors, Sherry and John Petersik is a must. You can explore and color intricate room designs details like ornate rugs, patterned pillows, and bookcases. Redecorating, repainting rooms, and buying new furniture can be a difficult process, so now you can try out color patterns and designs before you implement them in your home.

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Magical Forest

Jade Summer

Release Date: November 19, 2016

Escape into  a magical world of enchanted forest animals, fantasy landscapes, mythical nature patterns and country flower designs. This adult coloring book helps relieve stress and aid relaxation due to the peaceful and tranquil imagery.

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Pusheen Coloring Book

Claire Belton

Release Date: October 25, 2016

Fans of I Am Pusheen the Cat will love this coloring book featuring the internet’s favorite chubby, tubby tabby. Perfect for both coloring book fans and cat lovers alike, this adorable adventure is sure to be the perfect colorful escape for readers.

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Fanciful Foxes

Marjorie Sarnat

Release Date: November 16, 2016

Who can resist the cute ears and fluffy tails of foxes? Enter a wonderland of intricate, swirling patterns all with a focus on one of the animal kingdom’s most adorable creatures. It includes perforated pages that are printed on one side for easy removal and display. This one is designed for experienced colorists.

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