Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt by Martin Handford
  

Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt

Written by Martin Handford
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Synopsis

Where's Wally? The Great Picture Hunt by Martin Handford

Get ready for Wally's bamboozling mini book picture hunt! An easily-portable mini edition of this Where's Wally? classic, which includes a magnifying lens! Join the art 'tastic adventure and search for the speccy, bobble-hatted one among the puzzling portraits and all the extremely epic exhibitions - and there are lots of other things to find too. Let the great picture hunt begin!

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
24 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 March 2011

ISBN

9781406333756


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