Where’s Waldo? The Search for Lost Things Book Review

Wheres Waldo The Search For Lost Things

Where’s Waldo? The Search for Lost Things

  • Author/Illustrator: Martin Handford
  • Reading level: Upper Elementary-Middle School
  • Paperback: 104 pages
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (April, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0-7638-5832-8
  • Price: $12.99

What better way could Martin Hardford celebrate 25 years on the hunt than by publishing another book in his Waldo series?  I myself truly appreciate puzzle books for their challenges and red herrings.  They make a game out of following directions, active thinking, and careful observation.  I think this is great, don’t you?  What a way to foster creativity and expression skills!

Within Where’s Waldo?  The Search for Lost Things double page spreads exists quite a compendium of solidary recreational fun.  Something for anyone and everyone  lies in its drawing, copying, decoding, crosswords, doodles, mazes, numbers,dot-to-dots, memory games, pyramid puzzles, tongue twisters, word ladders, word puzzles, word scrambles, and more….

Don’ you hate not having anything more to do once a puzzle book is completed?  Martin Handford fixed that by challenging readers to return and search for hard-to-find things at the end of each chapter then scour and comb the entire book again for more.  Now I call this book truly happy hunting.

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1 Comment

  1. I used to love reading these and hope my sons will love it too! I also heard from somewhere that they are making a movie out of this??? I don’t know if that is true or not though. 🙂

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