Book Review: The Time Garden by Daria Song

Posted October 29, 2015 by love2dazzle in Non-Fiction, Reviews / 0 Comments

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Book Review: The Time Garden by Daria SongThe Time Garden by Daria Song
Published by Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony on September 1st 2015
Genres: Art, Color Theory, Pencil Drawing, Popular Culture, Techniques
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback
Source: Blogging for Books
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four-stars

A dazzlingly beautiful coloring book for all ages, The Time Garden will sweep you away into a whimsical cuckoo clock-inspired world, created in intricate pen and ink by the internationally best-selling Korean artist Daria Song. Journey through the doors of a mysterious cuckoo clock into its inky innerworkings to discover a magical land of clock gears, rooftops, starry skies, and giant flying owls--all ready for you to customize with whatever colors you can dream up. Cuckoo . . . cuckoo . . . cuckoo . . . When the clock strikes midnight, you'll wonder, was it all a dream? The Time Garden features extra-thick craft paper, ideal for non bleed-through coloring, and the jacketed cover with flaps is removable and colorable. Special gold-foil stamping on the cover and spine and a To/From page make it perfect for gifting to adults and kids alike. Then, explore the magical world outside the clock through the eyes of a fairy in the sequel, The Time Chamber: A Magical Story and Coloring Book!

This is the second coloring book that I have from Daria Song. “The Time Garden” actually takes place prior to “The Time Chamber”. I think the pictures are beautiful. I love how the whole coloring book tells a story. I think the book is well made with great paper. The pages are front and back so there may be a bit of difficulty if you are trying to color with pens or markers. My biggest complaint is it is a bit difficult to get the book to lie flat. The binding is well done but it makes it hard to lie felt. This doesn’t stop one from coloring this beautiful book. I am really going to have to start coloring more.

four-stars

About love2dazzle

Ali Kiki is a reader, writer, reviewer, blogger, and photographer in Portland, OR. An avid reader since childhood, you can usually find her devouring a book or stalking the bookstagram hashtag in her lovely apartment surrounded by books. Ali has been blogging since 2006 and she created Dazzled by Books in 2012. Her most recent adventure is making bookish candles for Stub Tail Candle Co., which are sold on Etsy.

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