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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

  • AASMX 5 years +
    Non Figg
    5 years +
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    Perfect for long journeys, this beautifully-produced pocket-sized book is packed with doodling, drawing and colouring activities for children on the go. Featuring simple pictures that invite the children to finish the scene, pattern, person or object to make each page a work of art, the Usborne Pocket Doodling and Colouring Book is a masterpiece!

  • BDDC 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Children aged 6 plus who love expressing their imagination and creativity will be entertained for months with this super-big book bursting with drawing, doodling and colouring activities and pictures to complete.

    Colour in a range of appealing scenes, finish plenty of fun drawings, add unique detail to doodles and add your very own personal touch to the endless ideas and chances to create modern, stylish and thoughtfully designed pieces in this entertaining book from the experts at Usborne.
  • APORE 6 years +
    Kirsteen Rogers
    6 years +
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    This title features a cackling crew of rogues and ruffians to colour, from the cabin boy, the cook and the carpenter to the cantankerous captain himself. You can find out all about life on a pirate ship: dine at the captain's table, slumber in a swinging hammock below deck with snoring shipmates, endure mutinies, marooning and shipwreck, and take your share of the pirates' plunder. Extra activities include designing a pirate flag, drawing pirates step-by-step, writing a treacherous tale of pirate skulduggery, taking part in a treasure hunt, navigating a maritime maze, and discovering lots of interesting pirate facts along the way.
  • ATCWN 7 years +
    Kate Baker
    7 years +
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    Packed with creatures great and small, from the tiniest insect to the mighty lion, this beautiful colouring book is perfect for all animal-lovers. Colour in the animals, complete the scenes and learn incredible facts along the way. From the creators of the best-selling Animalium, this title reveals the intricate line-drawings behind Katie Scott's finished illustrations. Engaging, informative and visually stunning, this fantastic addition to the 'Welcome to the Museum' series is sure to get you feeling creative. So pick up your pencils and discover the world of Animalium.
  • ACAS 8 years +
    Rosie Dickins
    8 years +
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    This brilliantly interactive book has been published in association with London's National Gallery and features some of the best-known works from their collection of paintings.

    Children will be able to colour in the pieces of art and add stickers to them while also developing a deeper understanding of - and appreciation for - art. There are also write-in puzzles to complete!
  • BKBS 7 years +
    Angela Rizza
    7 years +
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    With its gold-foiled cover, The Book of Beasts not only tells you everything you would want to know about fantastical creatures and mythical monsters but also gives you the chance to colour them in whatever style you want.

    A gorgeous hardback for anyone excited about seeing the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film inspired by J.K. Rowling's stories, it provides information on everything from snake-haired Gorgons to wicked werewolves and dangerous dragons.

    Part-encyclopedia, part-colouring book, this will introduce you to over 90 creatures that are inspired by myths and fables and take you on an incredible journey through ancient lands and civilizations.
  • APHSZ 9 years +
    Good Wives and Warriors
    9 years +
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    An enticing, extraordinarily intricate and beautiful colouring book filled with highly detailed line artwork that allows the magical fantasy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to be brought to be life in an entirely unique way. Pictures include iconic scenes from Wonderland and its array of extraordinary characters - the Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts to name but a few - threaded with delicate patterns all clearly outlined in pen and ink, making ideal spreads to colour. Pivotal moments from the story of Alice are scattered throughout for inspiration, and there are spaces left within some of the compositions for individual design and embellishment. This highly original, exquisite colouring book for older children and adults alike is in a handy-sized square format, a perfect size to carry around in your handbag, schoolbag with a tin of crayons you'll be ready to colour and relax wherever and whenever the moment takes you.
  • TMCB 7 years +
    Natalie Hughes
    7 years +
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    Explore a world of things to colour with The Map Colouring Book - it's giant both in size and scope!

    Divided into 23 different sections that celebrate the various countries and continents, the book offers plenty of colouring fun and each country is also illustrated with some of its signature traits and landmarks.

    Wonderfully detailed, the appealing designs range from Colombian whale watching to a giant gecko in the Ivory Coast and a dragon in Wales.

    A sightseeing trip around the world that your children will love taking!
  • HPCB 9 years +
    Warner Brothers
    9 years +
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    Head to Hogwarts and colour in some of the most magical scenes and artwork from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter with this spellbinding colouring book.

    An official book, it contains intricate line drawings that have been used in the making of the Harry Potter films and features some of the most beloved (and not-so-beloved!) characters including Harry, Dobby and Lord Voldemort. All you need to do is add some colour.

    A treat for Harry Potter fans of all ages, we expect this to be flying out as quick as the Knight Bus, so if you're a Muggle and want to add it to your collection - place your order today!
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    Gotta colour 'em all... Gotta colour 'em all!

    Ever since Pokemon Go became the must-have app, these little monsters have proven to be very popular with children of all ages. In this colouring book - especially designed for those aged 5 and over - children have the chance to colour in their favourite Pokemon.

    There are 64 pages full of 100 Pokemon for soon-to-be Pokemon trainers to colour in, in whatever style they wish.