Friday, March 4, 2016

Cover Reveal for Magical Jungle by Johanna Basford

With the new crazy that’s going on right now, I’m thrilled to be a part of Penguin Books’ cover reveal for #1 New York Times bestselling author Johanna Basford’s newest coloring book for adults, MAGICAL JUNGLE: An Inky Expedition & Coloring Book

Johanna released the final jacket art exclusively through her Facebook page. With over 16 million copies of her books sold worldwide, fans are showing their enthusiasm for even more from Johanna. She received over 4,000 likes in less than two hours!

Fans and newcomers alike will follow Johanna, the undisputed Queen of adult coloring books, down an inky trail through MAGICAL JUNGLE’s intricate pen and ink illustrations. Color-inners of all ages are invited to explore an exotic rainforest teeming with creatures large and small. Let your imagination run wild in the leafy treetop canopy or find yourself drawn to the delicate world of sensational blossoms and tropical plants below.

MAGICAL JUNGLE: An Inky Expedition & Coloring Book by Johanna Basford (Penguin Books, On-sale: August 9, 2016, 9780143109006; $16.95).


Illustrator Johanna Basford
Johanna Basford is a renowned illustrator and ink evangelist who prefers pens and pencils to pixels. Her intricate, hand-drawn illustrations have sold more than 16 million copies worldwide, and are loved by those who have colored in (sometimes more than once) her previous bestselling books Lost Ocean (1.9 million in print of the US and UK editions / sold in 32 territories), Secret Garden (11 million published in 40 territories), and Enchanted Forest (4.2 million published in 35 territories). 

Johanna is a graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. She likes sugar mice, floral teacups, peonies, and bumblebees. 

Her website is, Instagram @JohannaBasford, Twitter @JohannaBasford.

Thanks for stopping by today. Doesn’t the cover just draw you in? Have you tried your hand at an adult coloring book yet?


  1. it is gorgeous, methinks we have her books here in my country too!

  2. Coloring books for adults are getting a whole lot of attention right now, Mason, and I think that's fascinating! And that cover is beautiful; thanks for sharing.

  3. I haven't yet, but I have to say it's getting harder and harder to decide which one to pick! This cover is another beautiful one.

  4. What a cool cover. I have this weird urge to color it!


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