Who Is Waldo?


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Waldo is a fictional character from a series of children's books called "Where's Waldo." Waldo travels around the world and through time. He always wears his iconic red and white striped sweater, black-rimmed glasses and bobble hat.

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"Where's Waldo" is a series of children's books that centers around the reader searching for various items and characters. In addition to Waldo, characters, such as Wilma, Wenda, Woof, Odlaw and Wizard Whitebeard, hide in the series' two-page illustrated scenes. The characters were created by English illustrator Martin Handford. Waldo's name varies by region. The original UK version calls him Wally. Other names include Walter, Willy, Charlie, Jonas and Ali.

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