Author(s): Marcos Chin
The author and illustrator of the best-selling coloring book Fairies in Wonderland brings to life the enchanting, fantastical world of mermaids in this interactive coloring and activity book for all ages, featuring intricate black-and-white line art to color, riddles, and a maze connected through the illustrations. Mermaids in Wonderland is a whimsical, magical foray into the undersea world of the ever-popular mermaid. Divided into two parts, "Day" and "Night," renowned artist Marcos Chin reimagines these creatures in various intricately illustrated scenarios sure to enthrall coloring enthusiasts, both young and young at heart. Here are dozens of lovely line drawings to color, from mermaids riding a sea horse merry-go-round to a deep cavern filled with treasures; mermaids styling their flowing tresses to a range aquatic flora and fauna. Offering more than a standard coloring book, Mermaids in Wonderland is a meditative, interactive journey, filled with delightful riddles and puzzles that stimulate the mind. As enthusiasts add vivid color to the charming artwork and discover more of this lush wonderland, they will find images of lettered keys embedded in the drawings. Unscrambling the keys reveals the answers to a riddle and unlocks prizes-images representative of the words and tools needed to solve other riddles throughout the book. Also included are four perforated postcards to color and send or display. Featuring a heavy card stock cover with extra-wide flaps, printed on heavy white paper with excellent opacity ideal for coloring with a range of instruments-markers, pencils, crayons, or paints-and framing, Mermaids in Wonderland provides hours of entertainment and fun and encourages colorist to tap into their creative spirits.
Marcos Chin is an award-winning illustrator and designer. In addition to illustrating book and CD covers, his work has appeared in advertisements, fashion catalogs, and magazines such as Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, GQ, Sports Illustrated, and Time. He teaches illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He resides in Brooklyn, New York.