Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection by Martin Handford
  

Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection

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

5+ readers   7+ readers   Summer Reading   

RRP £7.99

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The colouring book of colouring books for kids and adults too! Bring busy Where's Wally? scenes to life by colouring them in and search for hundreds of things as you go. What colours will you choose? Can you find Wally and his lost colouring pencils in every scene too (the hunt is even trickier in black and white!)? A whole new Where's Wally? colouring book in a totally essential travel size!

And for more Where's Wally activity fun check out Where's Wally? Across Lands Activity Book!

Synopsis

Where's Wally? The Colouring Collection by Martin Handford

A transportable Where's Wally? colouring book to take with you on every adventure! There are pages upon pages of busy black and white pictures to enjoy using crayons, pens or pencils and small splashes of colour printed on the pages to give you inspiration. With a sturdy notebook binding and an elastic close, your creativity can journey with you wherever you wander to. Search for Wally and his lost colouring paint pots in every scene! Can you also find all of the things in the checklists at the end of the book? There's even an extra large fold-out dinosaur poster to colour in with friends. 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.

Reviews

Obsessively irresistible. Julia Eccleshare, The Bookseller

It's not unusual for books of this type to be described as 'giving hours of fun'. Well that doesn't apply here: there are weeks or even months of fun (or torture) to be had for a relatively modest cover price. The book has a soft back (but with flaps to keep your place) so isn't really going to work as a travelling colouring book, but the paper is of good quality and I tried them with felt tip markers and there was no bleed through on the reverse of the page. The Bookbag

Subtitled The Ultimate Colouring Challenge, the book is jam packed with Where's Wally spreads - but with a difference! They are all in black-and-white. Keen and dextrous colourers will relish the challenge of creating their own pages for the book while also hunting for the elusive Wally who is even harder to find than ever with no distinctive coloured bobble hat to spot. The Guardian Online

Try your hand at the ultimate creative challenge, a Where's Wally? colouring book. Each page includes wonderful scenes that are full of fantastic detail. As you colour them in, see if you can spot Wally and his lost pencils. This is the perfect book for eagle-eyed colouring champions. The Week Junior

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
80 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Martin Handford
More books by Martin Handford

Author's Website

www.findwally.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th May 2017

ISBN

9781406375701

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