coloring book

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Child with coloring book

A coloring book is a book for children with line drawings that can be colored with colored pencils . It consists of several pages with different motifs . Often these are linked by a topic such as "farm" or "sea voyage". Coloring in the line drawings in a coloring book is intended to promote concentration and fine motor skills rather than creativity.

See also

Coloring books (selection)

  • Kate Greenaway, George Weatherly: The Little Folks Painting Book . 1879 ( excerpt [accessed January 26, 2011] An early coloring book).

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