A group of 52 very young Melbourne budding artists have created what they believe is the world’s first colouring book illustrated by children.

The book has been a year in the making and has been made by children aged between three and 10.

Inspired by the craze for adult colouring books, Colour Melbourne gives glimpses of the city, its architecture, creatures, food, sports and people as seen through the eyes of children.

They want to inspire other children and let them know that drawings are as varied and individualistic as people, and there is no one way to draw something.

There are no computer drawn images in this colouring book!

Colouring book illustrated by children

Roller coaster ride and upside down hair! Luna Park, St Kilda

Skateboard Girl with Pig-tails and Polka Dot Shorts

Flinders Street Station. Melbourne

A few of the 52 artists

World first colouring book made by 52 children