“The artist who made coloring books cool for adults returns with a new masterpiece.” — Smithsonian Magazine
“The colorists 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.” — Huffington Post
“Artist Johanna Basford is at the forefront of the grown up coloring trend. Her whimsical artwork just makes us want to drop all our responsibilities and color forever.” —HelloGiggles
Johanna Basford is an illustrator and ink evangelist who prefers pens and pencils to pixels. Her intricate, hand-drawn illustrations are loved the world over by those who have colored in (sometimes more than once) her bestselling books Ivy and the Inky Butterfly, Johanna's Christmas, Magical Jungle, Lost Ocean, Enchanted Forest, and Secret Garden. Johanna is a graduate of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. She likes sugar mice, floral teacups, peonies, and bumblebees.