LOST OCEAN(AN INKY ADVENTURE & COLOURING BOOK)&中华牌36色原木彩色铅笔
Johanna is the leading brand in the colouring book genre, her previous books are million-copy-bestsellers worldwide, Secret Garden (March 2013, Laurence King) has sold 124k US TCM, 97.5K UK TCM and 21k AUS TCM？ Enchanted Forest (March 2015, Laurence King) has sold 25k US TCM, 19k UK TCM, 9k AUS TCM. (Figures as of May 2015.)
We have entered into a very exciting co-buy with Madeline McIntosh, President of Penguin Publishing Group for two books and will be working closely with Meg Leder, the editor of Wreck This Journal.
Features seventy hand-inked black line-illustrations, it’s this slow, organic, handcrafted quality that is a huge part of the appeal. We will create an original and beautiful package with pull-out poster and printed on paper perfect for working with ink pens.
Johanna’s books have a universal appeal, both home and abroad, appealing to children, adults and the enthusiastic craft/creativity/interactive journal market. Colouring as stress-relief has also been a huge trend in the media and Johanna is the ideal spokesperson. There's also scope for workshops and events.
This is a beautiful new colouring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves, from the creator of the worldwide best-sellers, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. With Lost Ocean, Johanna Basford invites colour-inners of all ages to discover an enchanting underwater world hidden within the depths of the sea. With intricate pen and ink illustrations to complete, colour and embellish, readers will meet shoals of exotic fish, curious octopi and delicately penned seahorses, visit coral reefs and barnacle-studded shipwrecks, and discover intricate shells and pirate treasure. Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest fans and newcomers alike will delight in this creative journey into an inky new world.
Johanna Basford is an illustrator and ink evangelist who prefers pens and pencils to pixels. Her intricate, hand-drawn illustrations are loved the world over by those who have coloured in (sometimes more than once) her previous bestselling books, Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest. Johanna is a graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. She likes sugar mice, floral teacups, peonies and bumblebees. Johannabasford.com