If you’re looking for an affordable and even popular holiday gift, you might want to visit your local bookstore. Adult coloring books have grown increasingly popular over the past year, according the store manager at Books A Million.
Nielson Book Scan data from the 2015 Book Review says 12 million copies of coloring books were sold last year.
“People love the coloring books and I’ve had customers come and tell me they have entire totes, big plastic totes in their house full of coloring books and coloring book utensils, the pens and pencils and all different themes of coloring books,” said Anne-Marie Johnson, Books A Million Store Manager.
More than 2 thousand coloring books were were published last year- compared to the 300 published in 2 thousand and 14