Colour Us British: 2017 Edition

An adult colouring book is the perfect stocking filler. It also doubles up as an activity you can quietly engage in once the big family dinner is eaten and everyone is kind of sick of talking to each other or your little sister has insisted on putting on a terrible film you don’t want to watch, bur you also don’t want to make a scene and leave the room. Instead, whip out the pencils and mentally travel to the UK with one of these 2017 colouring books.

Tally Ho!: An Adult Colouring Book for Lovers of all Things British, by Lizzie Mary Cullen

Harry Potter colouring book: Celebratory edition, by Warner Brothers


THE SHAKESPEARE COUNTRY COLOURING BOOK, PAST AND PRESENT, past and present, by the history press

Winnie the Pooh: A Colouring Book, by E. H. Shepard

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady Colouring Book, by Edith Holden



British Museum: The Colouring Book of Cards and Envelopes: Amazing Animals and Beautiful Birds, by nosy crow and rachel cloyne

Mindlessness cOLOURING BOOK, by y Jon Link and Mick Bunnage 


The British swear word Colouring Book: Sweary midnight edition, by adult coloring world

Pink Floyd Colouring Book, by Richard Jagger

 queen-inspired colouring book, by Richard Taylor

Liverpool Colouring Book: Liverpool FC Legends, by Mr GJ Watson


The best all-around ereader is now even better. Better because it is waterproof. Read in the bath. On the beach. In the shower. And we have one to give away! Go here to enter for a chance to win, or just click on the image below. Good luck!
Claire Handscombe: Claire Handscombe moved from Europe to DC in 2012, ostensibly to study for an MFA in Creative Writing, but actually – let’s be honest – because of an obsession with The West Wing. She is the author of Unscripted, a novel about a young woman with a celebrity crush and a determined plan, and the editor of Walk With Us: How The West Wing Changed Our Lives. She also hosts the Brit Lit Podcast, a fortnightly show of news and views from British books and publishing. Blog: the Brit Lit Blog. Twitter: @BookishClaire