WIN The Doodle Boy Colouring Book!
27 Sep 2021

Colour in the front cover of My Shrewsbury magazine's September/October edition using your favourite colours for the chance to win The Doodle Boy Colouring Book!

 Enter the Competition

Shrewsbury's very own Doodle Boy Joe Whale, aged 11, has kindly agreed to give away one copy of his new colouring book, out this month - see The Official Doodle Boy Colouring Book

All you have to do to win is colour in the front cover of the current Sept/Oct issue of My Shrewsbury magazine and email a picture of yourself holding it to along with your name and age, before midnight on October 21st.

If you haven't got a copy, you can download it HERE

We'll ask Joe himself to judge the entries ahead of his first solo exhibition which opens at The Soden Collection in Shrewsbury on October 22 and runs until October 31. 

Joe Whale The Doodle Boy

Credit: The Doodle Boy, Joe Whale

Get Doodling Too

  • To promote The Doodle Boy exhibition there are six 'doodle boards' in cafes and restaurants all over Shrewsbury for you to add your own doodles! Take a picture of yourself with the board, once you have added your own doodle, and share on social media for a chance to win some Doodle Boy merchandise. 
  • Find them at The Soden Collection, The Shrewsbury Coffee House, Hopefully Made, Stop Cafe (Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery), Dough & Oil, St Mary's Church. 

Every board has a doodle by Joe and each one is very different. It's good to do the rounds and see if you can find them all! Share a picture of your doodle on social media, or add it to your story - Tag @sodencollection and and use the #doodleshrewsbury

There's a QR code too, which will take you through to more information about the exhibition. 

The Doodle Boy Publications

The Doodle Boy Colouring Book

The Official Doodle Boy (TM) Colouring Book is published this October by Dover Publications for ages 4-10. The doodles are all by 11-year-old Joe Whale, aka 'The Doodle Boy' who has become and international celebrity doodler, since pictures were first shared of him doodling on the walls at Number Four restaurant in Shrewsbury. 

You can find out all about Joe at or read our My Shrewsbury profile interview with him in the current issue of the magazine. 

Joe also has another book coming out this September 28 (in USA) called Bad Food, Game of Scones written by Eric Luper with drawings by The Doodle Boy, published by Scholastic.

Bad Food Game of Scones