Where's Wally? The Search for the Lost Things by Martin Handford
  

Where's Wally? The Search for the Lost Things

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

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April 2012 Book of the Month. Best-selling Wally celebrates 25 years of searching! Now he is back in a wonderful new book. This time it’s not Wally who has to be found. He and his friends need help to track down their lost possessions. Wally needs to find a missing key, Wenda is searching for her camera, Woof wants to locate his bone while Wizard Whitebeard has lost his scroll. Help them all find their possessions and enjoy all the accompanying games and activities as well. There are hours of fun to have in this wonderful compendium volume.

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Where's Wally? The Search for the Lost Things by Martin Handford

Wally and his friends invite you on an extraordinary journey to find their most precious possessions. This stupendous compendium features over a hundred pages of searches, puzzles, spot-the-differences, mazes, word games, doodles, riddles, matching games and much more.

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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Format

Paperback
104 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Martin Handford
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Author's Website

www.findwally.co.uk/

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

5th April 2012

ISBN

9781406336627

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