Colouring-in calendar featuring Britain’s most notorious serial killers being sold on Amazon

A colouring book calendar that allows people to colour in images of some of the UK’s most notorious serial killers has sparked outrage after being sold on Amazon.

The UK Serial Killer Colouring Calendar features the illustrations of infamous criminals such as Harold Shipman and Fred West.

An image of a killer corresponds to each month of the year and those who buy the calendar are expected to colour the illustrations in.

The faces of January and February 2022 are the notorious Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. The couple killed five children between 1963 and 1965.

The colouring calendar is made by US-based illustrator Alison Loomis and is described as a great gift for a “true crime lover or serial killer fanatic”.

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The Amazon listing notes about the product: “This 2022 UK Serial Killer Calendar features 12 months of beautifully detailed UK serial killer illustrations to colour and display.

“It features Myra Hindley, Peter Sutcliffe, Fred and Rose West, and many more! It’s printed on high quality paper for the absolute best colouring experience.”

Blood spatter patterns can be seen across the date grids adding gruesome detail to the questionable calendar, which also includes killers like the Muswell Hill murderer Dennis Nilsen and the Yorkshire arsonist Bruce George Peter Lee.

It sells on Amazon for £8.99 and there’s also a global version featuring the images of notorious serial killers from around the world including Jeffrey Dahmer and Ted Bundy.

indy100 has contacted Amazon for comment.

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