To celebrate National Colouring Book Day, we’ve rounded up the best upcoming adult colouring books, for everyone from fashion lovers to gaming fans…

For interiors experts

Enjoy flicking through the pages of interiors mags? Steady hand when it comes to arts and crafts? Put pencil to paper and colour the afternoon away with a handful of intricate patterns from textile designer William Morris.

The William Morris Colouring Book by William Morris, £9.99, Hutchinson (published 4 August)

For gaming fans

If you’ve got a sweet tooth and gaming’s your fave pastime, this is the book for you. From old-school jazzies to jelly babies, this is any pick-and-mix-lover’s colourful dream.

The Candy Crush Soda Colouring Book by Candy Crush, £9.99, Sphere (published 11 August)

For soap obsessives

Who doesn’t love a bit of Britain’s longest-running and best-loved TV soap? With 55 years’ worth of iconic scenes and characters, you’ll be a colouring whizz come Friday. We sure hope Betty and her Lancashire hotpot feature!

Coronation Street: The Official Colouring Book by Glenda Young, £10, Hamlyn (published 22 September)

For fashion lovers

Calling all sartorial-savvy gals… you’ve now got the chance not only to wear prints by fashion designer Matthew Williamson but create your own colourful versions, too. Bliss!

Matthew Williamson: Fashion, Print and Colouring Book by Matthew Williamson, £15.95, Laurence King (published 5 September)


For the explorers

Itchy feet? Well, here’s a cheaper alternative to an expedition through the Amazon rainforest. Immerse yourself in jungle life with pages of tropical plants, leafy treetop canopies and wild animals, all in need of a touch of colour.

Magical Jungle by Johanna Basford, £12.99, Virgin Books (published 11 August)

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