The Spectacular World of Waldorf allows children to discover new places in the USA & worldwide through humorous and intriguing travels for the picture book age reader. Bright-detailed illustrations combined with the attention savvy stories allow parents, educators and more to introduce the world to small children in a format that grabs their attention.
This comical Labrador draws children into his whimsical adventures in search of his lost reading spectacles. The poor pup has a habit of misplacing them but children will be enticed into his many travels to help silly Mr. Waldorf locate them as he discovers new friends and places in a format that small children will easily recollect and adore.
On this adventure, Mr. Waldorf discovers the Great State of Texas. The curious canine encounters fun new friends and places while exploring the vast state visiting the Alamo, riding a bull for 8 seconds, making new friends in Dallas, exploring Austin and more.
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Reviewed by Dacie Dayan for Readers' Favorite The Spectacular World of Waldorf by Barbara Terry is a storybook as well as a coloring book. It features a lovable canine named Mr. Waldorf who has misplaced his reading spectacles and can't seem to find them. While he travels through Texas, Mr. Waldorf keeps looking for his glasses as he visits the Alamo, rides a bull in a rodeo, explores mountains in a hot air balloon, tastes spicy food, sees large derricks in oil fields, meets NASA astronauts, sees tumbleweeds blowing by and more. As children hear the story and color the pictures of Mr. Waldorf’s fun adventures, they need to search each page to see if they can find the missing spectacles. Children will also learn new words such as spectacular and spectacles. Children will fall in love with Mr. Waldorf and will learn a lot about the great state of Texas as they hear the story and color the pictures in The Spectacular World of Waldorf by Barbara Terry. Older children will enjoy the quick picture trip through Texas and learn a lot about interesting geographic places and important people. Younger children will be challenged to find the spectacles (reading glasses) that Mr. Waldorf lost and is looking for. The large drawing of Mr. Waldorf on each page could be colored with crayons, but the details in the backgrounds may need colored pencils to enhance the fine lines. Watch your child bring these cute pictures to life as they color them and then tell you the story.