Five of Amazon’s top ten books last week were colouring in books for adults. The popularity of these books has been put down to increased stress and anxiety in women. Dr David Holmes, a clinical psychologist, attributes the success of adult colouring in books to the need for our minds to shift the brain down a gear.
“… Colouring in is an ambient activity that gives the brain something simple to focus on, so it doesn’t become bored and frustrated, but without any complex thinking or planning to do.”
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This gorgeous colouring book is filled with detailed illustrations of the magical creatures from the Harry Potter films. From the ghostly blue merpeople to fiery red Fawkes, Dumbledore's phoenix, the vibrant creatures of the wizarding world are yours to design and colour. Featuring creatures found in the Forbidden Forest and the Great Lake, as well as those from Hogwarts itself, these minutely detailed drawings offer hours of creative and relaxing fun. Buy the book here.
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