Top 10 Best Colouring Books for 9-year-olds

Colouring is a fun, creative and relaxing activity for kids, and they'll love getting stuck into these bright and brilliant colouring books. Featuring imaginative themes and images, see below for the best colouring books for 9-year-olds.

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1. Usborne Art, Colouring & Sticker Book

  • £4.99

Rosie Dickins

Children can let their imaginations run wild with this gorgeous and inspiring bumper book. Bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities, kids can colour in a range of unique and stunning scenes, finish lots of fun drawings, add unique details to doodles and infuse their pictures with their own special style. With endless ideas and opportunities to create modern, trendy and thoughtful pieces, children will be engrossed for hours.



2. The Book of Beasts: Colour & Discover

  • £4.99

Angela Rizza

This magical book not only divulges everything you'd want to know about fantastical creatures and mythical beasts, but also gives you the chance to colour them in and embellish them however you like! Discover lots of fascinating facts on over 90 beasts, from snake-haired Gorgons to wicked werewolves and deadly dragons. The book comes with a mesmerising, gold-foiled cover.


3. Harry Potter Colouring Book

  • £5.99

Warner Brothers

If your young witch or wizard has finished reading J. K. Rowling's magical novels and been left with horrendous Harry Potter cravings (we know the feeling), fear not - this spellbinding colouring book will whisk them back to the magical world in no time. They can complete wonderful drawings of all their favourite characters, including Harry, Dobby, Lord Voldemort and more, in whatever way they choose; all they need is a bit of colour!



4. Escape to Wonderland: A Colouring Book Adventure

  • £6.29


Good Wives and Warriors

This extraordinarily intricate and stunning colouring book takes budding artists on a magical adventure, based on the spellbinding story, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. It brings the tale to life in a unique and captivating way, depicting iconic scenes from Wonderland and its cast of curious characters, including the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts. With delicate patterns and space for individual design and embellishment, this original and exquisite colouring book is perfect for older children.


5. Pokemon Creative Colouring

  • £3.99

Pokemon

Gotta colour 'em all! Pokemon has never been more exciting since the release of the hugely popular Pokemon Go, and it now appeals to children (and grown-ups!) of all ages. In this awesome colouring book, kids will have the chance to colour in all their favourite Pokemon. With 64 pages featuring 100 Pokemon for aspiring Pokemon trainers to colour in and embellish however they like, kids won't be able to put this book down.


6. The Usborne Big Book of Drawing, Doodling and Colouring

  • £4.99

Fiona Watt

Children will be kept busy for hours with this gorgeous and inspiring bumper book. Bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities, kids can colour in a range of unique and stunning scenes, finish lots of fun drawings, add unique details to doodles and infuse their pictures with their own special style. With endless ideas and opportunities to create modern, trendy and thoughtful pieces, children will be engrossed for hours.


7. Pirates Colouring and Activity Book

  • £4.89

Kirsteen Rogers

This book features a cackling crew of rogues and ruffians to colour, from the cabin boy, the cook and the carpenter to the captain himself! Find out about life on a pirate ship - dine at the captain's table; slumber in a swinging hammock; endure mutinies and shipwreck; and take your share of the pirates' treasure. Kids can also design a pirate flag, draw pirates step-by-step, write a treacherous tale of pirate plundering, navigate a maritime maze and so much more, as well as discover lots of pirate trivia along the way.


8. Pocket Doodling and Colouring Book

  • £5.89

Non Figg

This perfectly portable, pocket-sized book is packed with doodling, drawing and colouring activities for kids on the go! It features simple pictures that invite children to complete different scenes, patterns, people or objects, transforming each page into a work of art.


9. Animalium Colouring Book

  • £9.09

Katie Scott

This captivating colouring book is packed with creatures great and small, from the littlest insect to the mighty lion, and is perfect for animal-lovers. Colour in the animals, complete the exciting scenes and learn incredible facts along the way. Engaging, informative and visually stunning, this book is sure to stir kids' creativity as they create striking works of art and immerse themselves in the world of Animalium.



10. The Map Colouring Book

  • £3.99

Natalie Hughes

This fun and fascinating book opens up a world of colouring possibilities! Giant both in size and scope, it's divided into 23 sections that celebrate various countries and continents. Discover wonderful pictures to colour in, ranging from Colombian whale-watching to a giant gecko in the Ivory Coast to a dragon in Wales.