Bureau of Missing Persons
First Waldo got lost in the crowds. Then we had to find Carmen Sandiego. These 1994 books tracked down even more MIAs: Where Can Daniel Be?, Where’s Molly?, and Whatever Happened to Janie?
With roles in this year’s Angels in the Outfield, Camp Nowhere, and The Pagemaster, Christopher Lloyd, formerly the addle-brained Jim from TV’s Taxi, is quickly becoming a ubiquitous kids’ movie presence.
This year Winnie the Pooh hit 70, the Muppets turned 40, and it’s been 25 years since Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar ate his way into our hearts.
CCopycat of the Year
Leo the Lion, King of the Jungle (GoodTimes Home Video, $19.95). A shameless rip-off of the true King.