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Mini reviews: Activity books

The first in my series of mini reviews are for a variety of activity books. I haven't read much of late so these books have been a godsend for me

Secret Garden: Artist's Edition by Johanna Basford

I actually loved this colouring book. It has a variety of really sweet drawings and I loved that you could take the pages out completely. I doubt very much I'd be framing them because it's not really something I'd be interested in doing but the fact that you could is a really nice idea

DC Super Heroes Origami

I was so excited to receive this book. I started out making wonder woman's tiara which worked out fab but everything else I tried was rubbish. The instructions were unclear and fiddly and pretty much every item ended up being screwed up and flung across the room

Colour me Mindful series by Anastasia Cartis

I really love this series and these little colouring books. The thing I like most is the size. That are smaller than most colouring books and therefore an easier size to handle and cart around in your handbag. The designs are nice and fun to colour and the paper is a lovely quality.

Pierre The Maze Detective

I've only just started to look at this book but I already love it. Each double spread has a maze to follow along with things to look out for. The drawings are really intricate and every time I look I find something else to look at.