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Adult colouring book trend going strong

They're topping the best-seller lists and winning more and more new fans. But while some people sharpen their pencil crayons, others scratch their heads at the adult colouring book trend. CBC pop culture columnist Tara McCarthy fills us in.

Art therapy or regression? CBC pop culture columnist Tara McCarthy fills us in

While children's colouring books tend to be simple, adult books are filled with sophisticated and intricate illustrations. (Tara McCarthy/CBC)

About the Author

Tara McCarthy

Pop culture enthusiast Tara McCarthy was born and raised in Mississauga, Ont., but has called Whitehorse home since 2007. She's an editor, writer, broadcaster and dog lover. Follow her on Twitter: @CBCradiotara

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