1 Flat Stanley

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Flat Stanley

Written by Jeff Brown

Illustrated by Steve Bjorkman

Reviewed by Markus S. (age 7)

Flat Stanley

A bulletin board fell on Stanley and made him flat. Stanley could fit under doors.One day Stanley got his mother's ring that she lost in a storm drain. Arthur is jealous because everybody is paying attention to Stanley. Stanley gets a job at the museum. He has to dress up as a shepardess. He caught the sneak thieves. Stanley got an award. Stanley became famous.

I liked this story because it was funny. Stanley could fit under doors. He made himself into a kite for his brother, Arthur. Another funny part was when he had to dress up like a girl. My favorite part is when Stanley got flattened. I could just see that happening in my mind. I liked the ending because it made me feel happy to see Stanley get back to normal again. Arthur pumped him up with a bicycle pump. Mr. Lambchop had a party for Stanley.

I think everybody should read this book because it was funny especially when Arthur puts encyclopedias on himself to become flat.