Where's Wally? The Totally Essential Travel Collection by Martin Handford
  

Where's Wally? The Totally Essential Travel Collection

Written by Martin Handford
Illustrated by Martin Handford
Part of the Where's Wally? Series

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Small enough to slip into a rucksack or carry-on case, this compact volume includes all seven Where’s Wally books in one; in other words, there are over 100 Wally scenes, teeming with people, creatures, visual jokes and strange things to spot. It’s guaranteed to keep children entertained for hours and if they need a break from searching for Wally they’ll find six postcards for colouring-in tucked inside the covers. Wally’s adventures take him all over the world so this is just the thing too to put youngsters in the mood for travel and learning about new places. ~ Andrea Reece

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Where's Wally? The Totally Essential Travel Collection by Martin Handford

The totally essential travel companion, now with six postcards to colour in! Seven sensational classic Where's Wally? books packed into a handy travel-sized edition. All the wondrous Wally worlds in one, with gold foiled stripes on the cover, an elastic close and six postcards to colour in and send to your friends. Wherever you're going, however you're travelling - join the spectacular search for Wally. Wow! Have YOU found Wally yet?

Have more Where's Wally fun at www.whereswally.co.uk!

Wally has reached celebrity status! He has been referenced in the primetime American TV shows Frasier, The Simpsons and Friends; has appeared on the 1000th anniversary cover of Rolling Stone magazine as a cultural icon of the last 40 years; and has even been found on Google Earth.

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Obsessively irresistible. Julia Eccleshare, The Bookseller

About the Author

Martin Handford

Martin Handford spent much of his childhood drawing and his earliest influences were cinema epics and playing with toy soldiers. At art college he continued to draw what he calls "busy and militarily correct battle scenes" which led to his job as a freelance illustrator specialising in drawing crowd scenes for numerous clients. Martin now gathers his inspiration from a huge variety of sources; films, visiting museums and art galleries, reading comics and books, and collecting ephemera and trivia. He is fascinated by crowds, and is attracted to their vibes, patterns and details – especially humour; "I love their movement and energy." Gradually, from all this meticulous research, the inspiration for a picture emerges, which Martin embellishes with his own ideas to create astonishing scenes. Each picture takes Martin months to draw. "As I work my way through a picture, I add Wally when I come to what I feel is a good place to hide him," he explains. Read more about the author here.

photo © Martin Handford

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
172 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 16 years

Author

Martin Handford
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Author's Website

www.findwally.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2017

ISBN

9781406375718

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