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What Not to Put in a Kids Coloring Book: Hitler

Dutch chain has apologized for the 'inappropriate image'

(Newser) - A chain of Dutch stores has apologized after inadvertently selling children's coloring books featuring an image of Adolf Hitler. The Kruidvat chain of drugstores posted a statement on its website saying the coloring books, which went on sale this week, were immediately pulled from shelves after the discovery of... More »

Crayola's New Products Aren't for Kids

Yup, they're adult coloring books

(Newser) - Crayola is hoping to cash in on the adult coloring book trend this holiday season with its new adult coloring kits. Perfect for adults who color—or as calls them, colorists—Crayola Color Escapes come in Geometric, Kaleidoscope, Nature, or Garden themes and include either colored pencils, markers,... More »

Inside the Wild Popularity of a Coloring Book for Adults

Johanna Basford's Secret Garden has sold 1.4M copies

(Newser) - Maybe it's soothing; maybe it's just fun. Either way, a coloring book for adults called Secret Garden has soared to enormous popularity, selling far more copies than its original run of 16,000 over the past two years—1.38 million more, the New York Times reports. Johanna... More »

The Tea Party Coloring Book Is Here

Songs, pictures, and fun activities—get your copy now!

(Newser) - For just $3.59, your kids can start learning about the Tea Party —and have fun at the same time! The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids, which declares itself "a teaching and learning tool," is for sale at . Among other things, it explains the... More »

FEMA Scraps 9/11 Coloring Book

Disturbing images given to thousands of kids to color

(Newser) - After touting it for six years, FEMA has pulled a downloadable coloring book that depicts a plane flying towards the burning Twin Towers from its website. A Scary Thing Happened has been disseminated to thousands of children worldwide and no one has complained about it—or its potential to traumatize... More »

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