James Mayhew - The National Gallery Get Colouring with Katie - Hachette Children's Group

The National Gallery Get Colouring with Katie

By James Mayhew

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

A fun-filled, art-themed colouring book featuring Katie, the star of James Mayhew's much-loved Katie books.

Come on a colouring adventure with Katie, the star of James Mayhew's much-loved Katie books.

Art adventurer Katie has been capturing the hearts and imaginations of young art lovers for over 25 years . . . and now it's your turn to get involved!

Featuring paintings from the National Gallery's world famous collection, this is the perfect introduction to the wonderfully exciting world of art. All you need to do, is pick up your colouring pencils and pens and follow the ever-curious Katie . . .

Look out for more Katie National Gallery books:

Discover Art with Katie
Learn to Draw with Katie

And discover more adventures with Katie in James Mayhew's original picture books:

Katie's Picture Show
Katie in London
Katie and the Mona Lisa
Katie and the Bathers
Katie and the British Artists
Katie and the Dinosaurs
Katie and the Impressionists
Katie and the Spanish Princess
Katie and the Starry Night
Katie and the Sunflowers
Katie and the Waterlily Pond
Katie in Scotland
Katie's London Christmas

Biographical Notes

James Mayhew studied at Maidstone College of Art and his first children's book, Katie's Picture Show was published in 1989. It's been firmly in print ever since, recognised universally as the original and best introduction to art for children. Many more titles have followed, and the series sells in museums and galleries all over the world, from the Met in New York, to the Uffizi in Florence, the Louvre in Paris and beyond. He is also the creator of the much-loved Ella Bella Ballerina series, and many other titles. Alongside his work in publishing, James has devised and performed in a hugely successful series of concerts for children, combining live classical music, storytelling and live art. From Peter and the Wolf, to Scheherazade, James has worked internationally with many different orchestras and musicians, creating illustrations in time to music. James grew up in Suffolk but now lives in Hertfordshire.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781408349816
  • Publication date: 13 Jul 2017
  • Page count: 16
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Toy Safety Mark

WARNING! Not Suitable for children under 36 months because of small parts. Choking hazard.



Not suitable for children under 5 years of age
the perfect introduction to the wonderfully exciting world of art. — Parents in Touch
With care, this book could keep you, or your child, quiet for most of the summer holidays. — The Bookwitch
The Katie books by James Mayhew have long been favourites for introducing the youngest children to art, and this is a great companion title that picks out paintings within the gallery and gives children space on the page to colour a detail in their own way. — Minerva Reads
Let art adventurer Katie be your guide around London's world-famous National Gallery art collection as you get to know some masterpieces by colouring them yourself. — The School Run
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