Lose yourself in the enchanting world of a wild Australian woodland with this gorgeous colouring book for adults.


Featured in Gardening Australia Magazine’s December 2015 Gift Guide

  • Colour finely-detailed, beautiful and inviting illustrations
  • Find many hidden creatures and flowers
  • Add your own creative details to the fine-art designs

Charming robins, wandering echidnas, curious geckoes and a sumptuous array of wildflowers are just some of the inhabitants of this woodland wonderland. Relax and explore intricate and spell-binding illustrations inspired by the Bimblebox Nature Refuge in Central Queensland. Find many different types of hidden birds, animals and flowers, and learn their names using the illustrated key at the back of the book.

Paula Peeters is an accomplished artist, ecologist and keen observer of nature. She combines her talents to bring you this unique colouring book that is both stunningly beautiful and painstakingly accurate in its portrayal of wild species, their behaviours and their habitats.

The fine-art designs and quality paper of Bimblebox Wonderland invite you to let your creativity run wild, or to simply indulge in a mindful, relaxing activity. Either way you will be rewarded by a set of beautiful pictures to treasure, plus a greater appreciation of the many small natural wonders of the Australian outback.

Paperback, 32 pages. ISBN 9780646946368

First published in November 2015; reprinted in February 2020.


Below are 3 examples of the original artwork included in Bimblebox Wonderland:

Bimblebox Wonderland - leaf shapes - thumb

‘Leaf shapes’, based on the leaves of 3 tree species that grow on Bimblebox Nature Refuge: silver-leaved ironbark, poplar- or Bimblebox, and kurrajong.

Bimblebox Wonderland - canopy birds - thumb

‘Canopy birds’.

Bimblebox Wonderland - woodland scenecrop

‘Woodland scene’, featuring the endangered black-throated finch in the front bottom left of the picture.


Some comments from people who purchased Bimblebox Wonderland:

“It’s awesome!” – Annie

“The colouring book is amazing! Not just the drawings, but the whole way it is put together with both the design & the conservation message. Love the Blake quote, very cleverly done.” – Margaret

“This is wonderful! I love it :)” – Milly

“You are going to want two of these – one to colour, and one to keep” – Matt

“Thanks for creating such a special adult colouring treasure” – Thea








  1. Denise Allen (verified owner)

    What a fantastic book !!!
    I receive the Bimdlebox Wonderland book this Christmas from a friend
    love it
    it is so relaxing to colour and it is wonderful to be able to check and learn true colours of the birds illustrated
    such beautiful detail

    a truly beautiful way of relaxing and learning the beauty of the Australian Bird life
    thank you

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