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Ever since Stanley was flattened by a bulletin board, there are places he can get to that no one else can. Stanley’s a big fan of ninja movie star Oda Nobu so he sends him something even better than fan mail - Stanley himself! Soon Flat Stanley is in Japan, but when trouble surprises them, it will take a real hero to save the day.

And when Stanley receives a letter from an archaeologist, he travels by airmail to Egypt to help find an ancient treasure deep in the heart of a great pyramid. But what if even the flattest boy on earth can’t wriggle out of this dark tomb?

©2012 Jeff Brown (P)2012 Oakhill Publishing

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"[A] classic, fun tale of a boy with a difference ... with its messages of acceptance, jealousy and good versus evil - in the modern world." ( Kids Book Review)

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  • EC W
  • Hove, United Kingdom
  • 05-08-13

Easy listening but not hugely memorable

Once they'd got over the initial interest of being flat, my two sons (aged 5 & 7) didn't seem all that bothered about this book. The stories are perhaps a little too predictable. Some laugh out loud funny bits, but these were few & far between.

They were however quite happy to listen to them, and did not end up fighting despite being stuck in heavy traffic.

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