Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey: Deluxe Edition

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Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey: Deluxe Edition
Age Range
4+
Release Date
May 14, 2013
ISBN
9780763645281
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Have you found Waldo’s special deluxe editions yet?

Another classic Waldo adventure has received the deluxe treatment! Prepare to find:
A striking new jacketed cover
An original collectible poster on the underside of the jacket
A spot-the-difference game on the cover
A gatefold with checklists on every spread
Never-before-seen sections of artwork in each scene
New things to search for!

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A Classic that Never Gets Old
(Updated: July 16, 2013)
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I remember looking for Waldo with my mom and dad as a young kid, pouring over the book for hours. Now that I'm older and have my own kids, I can say with full confidence that this is the type of book that never gets old. It's still fun and becomes even more so when introducing it to a younger generation.

The artwork in Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Adventure is still as amazing and complex as I remember. I admire the skill and time that went into crafting every puzzle in the book, hiding the clues in just the right spots. It also has handy checklists for you to keep track of all the clues you've found, which definitely came in handy.

I read this book with my 5-year-old daughter several times and she thoroughly enjoyed finding the clues. They weren't overly difficult for her, but still challenging enough to keep her (and me!) attentive and searching over and over. The only puzzle we encountered difficulty was with The Land of Waldos, the last story in the book. The goal was to find him amongst hundreds of look-a-likes AND find his missing shoe. We did find his shoe, but Waldo himself eludes us constantly!

Final Verdict: Waldo is still as charming and captivating now as he was back in 1989 when it was first published. Young and old readers will find this edition a perfect book to enjoy together or apart.
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