Why Robrt Pela Hates Adult Coloring Books, the Trendiest Hobby | Phoenix New TimesDon't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. And who will be surprised to learn that jacks are making a comeback among somethings? Not I. According to an article published in Fortune magazine just before Christmas, sales of paper books as opposed to e-books were up 12 million units from , mostly because adult coloring books are outselling literature of all kinds, four-to-one. According to the fellow who answered the phone at Arizona Art Supply, sales of colored pencils and magic markers are soaring, presumably because mandalas and drawings of cute puppies are demanding to be filled in.
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Updated October 08, I found picking my nose while watching The Muppet Show pretty relaxing as a kid but some habits are best outgrown, so maybe it's time to ditch the so-called "stress relieving" adult colouring books, writes Terri Psiakis. When I first heard the phrase "adult colouring books" I thought perhaps there'd been some kind of collaboration between Crayola and Playboy. Sadly - or not - I was way off the mark. Adult colouring books are pretty much the same as kids' colouring books but with more detailed pictures and, if you ask me, less dignity. I mean really, people?
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