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    Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure!

    Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure!

    by Jeff Brown and Macky Pamintuan

    When Stanley Lambchop wakes up one morning, his brother, Arthur, is yelling.

    A bulletin board fell on Stanley during the night, and now he is only half an inch thick!

    Amazing things begin happening to him. Stanley gets rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. He even gets to help catch two dangerous art thieves. He may be flat, but he's a hero!


    Jeff Brown created the beloved character of Flat Stanley as a bedtime story for his sons. He has written other outrageous books about the Lambchop family, including Flat Stanley, Stanley and the Magic Lamp, Invisible Stanley, Stanley's Christmas Adventure, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again!

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    Show And Tell, Flat Stanley!

    Show And Tell, Flat Stanley!

    by Jeff Brown and Macky Pamintuan

    Favorite character Stanley is back with more adventures in these early reader books!

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Flat Stanley

Author: Jeff Brown

Illustrator: Scott Nash

Series: Flat Stanley (Book #1)

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Classics, Comedy and Humor

Pride and Self-Esteem, Helping Others, Family Life

About This Book

Young Stanley Lambchop is a perfectly nice, average boy who leads a perfectly nice, average life. But one morning something is different: Stanley's bulletin board has fallen on him during the night, and when his parents pull him out from under it, they find that he is suddenly only half-an-inch thick.

Being flat isn't as bad as you might think, however: the doctor says Stanley is fine, and in some ways he's better than ever. He can slide under closed doors, for instance, and he can be rolled up, mailed, and flown like a kite. Stanley rescues his mother's ring when she drops it through a narrow metal grating, and foils a gang of thieves who've been stealing paintings from the Famous Museum of Art. But when the thrill of flatness wears off and Stanley decides he really wants to go back to normal, his resourceful brother finds a way to help him.

Since it was first published in 1964, Flat Stanley has become a classroom classic: kids still can't seem to get enough of it. In form and timing, it is a comic masterpiece, told (and illustrated) in a delightfully dry, matter-of-fact tone that perfectly balances the fantastical situation. A delight for reading aloud and reading alone, it is also an ideal jumping-off point for imaginative writing exercises.

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