One Year Wiser: The Colouring Book

One Year Wiser TCB Cover

One Year Wiser: The Colouring Book is a collection of 52 illustrated quotes, one for every week of the year. The quotes are taken from a range of famous writers, artists, activists and thinkers and then I adapted them into full page illustrations to be finalised by the reader as they colour them in!

The pages are also included in my book One Year Wiser: 365 Illustrated Meditations (both published by SelfMadeHero) and include quotes on a range of different topics from love, to living, to revolution, to hope.

Here is a review of One Year Wiser: The Colouring Book on the Colour with Claire blog and you can read an interview I did with The Huffington Post about the making of the book here.

One Year Wiser: The Colouring Book is available in shops across the UK and Australia. Plus, there is currently a Portuguese edition available in Brazil and a Russian edition will be out shortly! It will be available in the US and Canada in March 2016 and can be pre-ordered online here.

You can order the book online or in shops including Waterstones and Foyles. Below are some images from the book.



Rumi - you already have wi copy

Schweitzer - just as the w copy

And here are some promo images of the physical printed book taken by the publisher.





One Year Wiser: The Colouring Book is currently in print.


  1. Dee
    2 March 2016 / 3:25 PM

    Mike, more coloring books please. Your 1 year wiser is awesome…more ….

  2. Mike
    3 March 2016 / 3:38 PM

    Thanks Dee! My next project will be out in September and have lots more to color in it! More details coming soon 🙂

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