It is believed that the company The McLoughlin Brothers (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McLoughlin_Brothers) invented the coloring books. They published a book called The Little Folks' Painting Book in collaboration with Kate Greenaway in 1880.

Observe what colors your child is familiar with when they watch the characters as they meet them on a cartoon. Please note that the kid paints his favorite characters accurately and thoroughly.

Chicken Coloring Pages