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Ivy and the Inky Butterfly

by Johanna Basford

Ivy and the Inky Butterfly Synopsis

Bring your own colour to the story From colouring book queen Johanna Basford, a lavishly illustrated fable about a girl named Ivy who stumbles upon a secret door leading to the magical world of Enchantia. A charming story that interacts playfully with beautiful, colourable artwork in Johanna's signature style, Ivy and the Inky Butterfly is a one-of-a-kind adventure for the whole family and readers of all ages to customise, colour and cherish. Johanna has picked a crisp ivory paper that accentuates and compliments your chosen colour palette. The smooth, untextured pages allows for beautiful blending or gradient techniques with coloured pencils, or are perfect for pens, allowing the nib to glide evenly over the surface without feathering.

Ivy and the Inky Butterfly Press Reviews

The colourists have a queen, and her name is Johanna Basford. * New York Magazine * Consider trading in your yoga mat for a set of markers and peruse the gorgeous gardens of Basford's imagination. * The Huffington Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780753545652
Publication date: 12th October 2017
Author: Johanna Basford
Publisher: Virgin Books an imprint of Ebury Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 120 pages
Categories: Painting & art manuals,

About Johanna Basford

Johanna Basford is the ink evangelist and creator of Secret Garden, Enchanted Forest, Lost Ocean, Magical Jungle, Johanna's Christmas and Ivy and the Inky Butterfly. Johanna's intricate, hand-drawn illustrations are loved by her many fans; to date she has sold over 21 million colouring books worldwide. Visit her online at or follow @johannabasford.

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