Where’s Wally is a classic children’s book which requires kids to search frantically over pages for the red and white striped Character.
The book provides the kind of eyesight test children enjoy. Finding Wally hidden in the dense and detailed illustrations will reveal previously unknown powers of concentration, and will entertain your kids without them even saying a word!!!
Where’s Wally is a series of children books created by the British illustrator Martin Handford, with the first book in the series hitting the shelves in 1987.
Since then, it the books have taken off into world wide success, with kids from all over the globe falling in love with the competitive eye catching principal.
Other characters in the series include:
Waldo – Wally’s Arch nemesis
Wanda – Wally’s female friend
Woof – Wally’s pet dog
Wizard Whitebeard – The person responsible for sending Wally on his many quests
The Wally Watchers – Wally’s devoted fan-club whom appear in most books in the series
All up 13 books were released in the Where’s Wally series and the success was so large they eventually made a television series out of him.
Produced by DiC and CBS in 1991, the series lasted only one year and had all of the main characters from the book as well as many ‘Where’s Wally searches’ in between scenes.
While it has been some time since the last Where’s Wally release, the series has earned cult status and will forever be remembered as one of the greatest kids books created.
As well has the great illustrations, the books are a great way to increase your child’s creativity and to keep them entertained on any car trip or boring day in.