According to Wikipedia: A coloring book (or colouring book) is a type of book containing line art for a reader to add color using crayons, colored pencils, marker pens, paint or other artistic media. Coloring books are generally used by children, though coloring books for adults are also available. They cover a wide range of subjects, from simple stories for children to intricate or abstract designs for adults. The golden age of coloring books is considered to be the 1960s. This cute felines real actual name is Kitty White, which is something only the most enthusiastic fans know. Most fans don't even realise that she is a twin with a sister is called Mimmy. You can only tell them apart by the color and placement of their bows. Kittys is red and sits on the left hand side of her head. Mimmy likes a yellow bow and shows hers on her right. Kitty resides in London, despite being a far eastern invention. Her house is a little white house with a red roof and she lives with both her parents. She attends classes where she can see her best friend, a small mouse named Joey. The company that made her is called Sanrio and although they have made over 400 characters it is only Hello kitty that has really made any success. This is even more incredible when you realise that Kitty has no mouth whatsoever! It is believed she does not need one as she speaks with her heart. Actually, kids of all ages enjoy designing their very own image that is ironed onto a t-shirt, pillow, jacket or whatever cloth works with regular iron-on transfers. In fact, using the Magic Color Page is ideal for creating 'one of a kind' gifts for family and friends. Nowadays the World Wide Web made simple getting necessary info. And coloring pages reap benefits of the Internet enhancement.
Well, apparently they were back then and still are today for people of all ages. The contribution of bringing far more diversity to the coloring sheets and pages, has been made by the computer and the internet, both have emerged as a greater generator - that has opened an entirely new world of coloring and arena of drawing. Parents make very sizable livings creating, drawing and coloring images for computer animation including video games, movies, commercials and items most parents would never consider, such as some high-quality information websites. These sites are available as a full-fledged career for adults, it is no wonder that the tools and formats employed in this style of artwork have carried down to kids, although on a smaller scale. No matter what the theme or the picture, all a child - or the young at heart - needs is the page and something to color with. Pencils, crayons, markers, watercolor paints, chalk. There are coloring books made specially to be used with water-colors, that come with their own little set of paints and brush, and have thicker pages.
Animals that lack color are still sad, please paint them with paint.