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Martin Handford admits he never actually put Wally in any of those pictures

Creator of the popular ‘Where’s Wally?’ books Martin Handford has finally admitted that he never actually put the character in any of his illustrations.

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Posted: Sep 5th, 2011
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UK film censors ban The Very Hungry Caterpillar

"shocking images of gluttony and explicit pupa scenes"Following their ban on The Human Centipede 2, the British Board of Film Classification have now refused a certificate to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, due to what they describe as ‘shocking images of gluttony and explicit pupa scenes.’

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Posted: Jun 15th, 2011
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‘The Lord of the Rings was nonsense,’ reveals seven-year-old child

‘Why did they have to go all the way to Mordor to throw The Ring into a volcano?’ asked seven-year-old James Penge. ‘They could have gone to another volcano, a closer one nowhere near Mordor. That would have been much easier.’

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Posted: May 12th, 2011
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Mr Men to campaign against stereotyping

‘It’s a bloody disgrace,’ complained Mr Grumpy. ‘We’re being seen as one-dimensional characters by you blithering idiots! We’re not going to take it any more!’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2009
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