Michael Munroe is learning a few new lessons in school this week: Never trust a teacher who believes in monsters. Don't even think about entering her house. And stay away from the giant egg in her attic - especially if it's about to hatch.
J.J. Tully is a former search-and rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn on legs) and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to track down their missing siblings. But driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues.
"J.J. is a Cool Character!"
A Flat Ninja? Stanley and his brother, Arthur, are such huge fans of the movie star ninja Oda Nobu that they decide to send him something even better than fan mail - Stanley himself! Soon enough, Flat Stanley is in Japan, seeing the country with his idol. But when trouble surprises them, it will take a real hero to save the day.
When brain-gobbling zombies invade, a sleepover at Zack Clarke's house quickly turns into a Level-3 creep-over. The undead have infested the streets, filling the air with deathly moans and the stench of rotting flesh.
The Bailey School soccer team hasn't had a lot of success, but their new coach seems like the woman to help whip them into shape. Coach Graves is a little rough around the edges, but she's good at what she does. That is until a strange old lady turns up at one of their practices. After that, Coach Graves has a vacant look in her eyes, mumbles and groans in response to the kids, and moves like she's back from the dead.
"I love it"
Ancient pyramids can be flat-out dangerous! Ever since Stanley was flattened by a bulletin board, there are places he can get to that no one else can. So 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 - and the terrible mess he finds himself in?
"my son loved listening to this book!"
The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, team up with a scrappy cowgirl named Calamity Jasper, their vacation turns into the Wild West experience of a lifetime. Pretty soon, they find themselves in a real tight spot...even for a flat boy like Stanley!
Sometimes being flat comes in handy for Flat Stanley - like when he is surfing or rescuing a trapped dolphin from a net. In this exciting adventure, Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, find sunken treasure in an old shipwreck. But Stanley has to get rid of his gold bar in order to squeeze through the net and rescue the dolphin. Will they ever find the treasure again?
"not 1 hour"
Flat Stanley goes north! Stanley Lambchop and his family are in British Columbia, Canada, for some skiing and winter fun. But when Stanley and his new friend Nick go snowboarding - with Stanley as the snowboard, of course - they take a midair tumble just as the wind picks up...and find themselves floating in an amazing Canadian cross-country journey that might just be Stanley's wildest adventure yet!
Stanley's not the only flat one! When a flat skull is discovered in Africa, Stanley Lambchop decides to travel there with his brother, Arthur, and their father, George. Maybe studying the skull will give them clues to Stanley's flatness. But once in Africa, the Lambchops are in for more adventure than they bargained for. From lions to zebras to elephants, it's the safari of a lifetime!
Stanley on parade! Stanley has been chosen to receive a medal of honor in the nation's capital! But once in Washington, DC, Stanley is swarmed in a crowd and separated from his family. Now he's on the run in a city filled with monuments' and with shadowy figures on his trail. What's a flat boy to do now?
The Lambchops are on a family vacation to San Francisco, California. But when Stanley saves a girl from barreling down one of San Francisco's famously steep hills, he's shocked to find that she's actually been looking for him. The girl, Lily, is trying to perform an amazing trick that no one has done before - escape from Alcatraz prison - and she needs Stanley's help! Can the famous flat boy help with this tricky stunt?
Stanley and his brother, Arthur, have just won a trip to Australia! They fly down under on a private jet and go diving in the Great Barrier Reef. But when Arthur launches Stanley into the air for a game of boomerang, the flat kid is accidentally sent spinning into an amazing adventure deep in the heart of the Australian outback!
When Stanley Lambchop is asked to help catch an art thief in Paris, he's thrilled! Posing as a painting in the Louvre museum on a wall across from the famous Mona Lisa? - c'est magnifique! But Stanley soon grows bored - until he meets Etoile, an art student who shows him around the City of Light. Then when Stanley goes back to the museum, he soon realizes that the Mona Lisa looks…different. It's been switched for a fake!
Stanley's never alone in the Lone Star state. Stanley Lambchop can't wait to visit Texas and hang out with his brother, Arthur, and friends Carlos and Eduardo. Between jamming onstage at a rock concert and horseback riding in the desert, Stanley is flying high! But when a mysterious truck starts following them, the fun comes to a halt until a showdown at the Alamo reveals all. Is Stanley ready to face his fears with his friends by his side?
Watch out, Stanley! Ouch! Stanley accidentally caused twin acrobats Yin and Yang to take a tumble, right before their Chinese New Year show. Yang's foot is broken, but luckily Flat Stanley is flexible enough to take his place. To make up for his mistake, Stanley travels to China to help out, but can he learn all their amazing tricks in time?
When the Lambchop family gets to Boston, Stanley is excited to go on a Duck Tour, eat lunch at Quincy Market, and see Fenway Park baseball stadium. Stanley even gets to be in a reenactment of American colonist Paul Revere's famous midnight ride. But Stanley has a problem. The Lambchops' friend, Dr. Dan, is in town, too, and he's giving a speech about his cure for flatness. And he wants Stanley to talk about being flat! But does Stanley want to change and be a regular kid, or would it be better to stay flat?
Special delivery: Danger! When Stanley's mother needs the secret ingredient for a special recipe, Stanley mails himself to Mexico to track down its mysterious maker. But when a band of spies threatens to steal the secret, Stanley's simple trip becomes a race against an opponent that even a flat boy like himself can't slip past!!
When his little brother, Arthur, asks Stanley to be his Show-and-Tell item for class, Stanley agrees. It could be fun, and he just might see the prettiest teacher in school. But disaster strikes during Show-and-Tell - Miss Plum's ring disappears! It's up to Flat Stanley to save the day! This story brings Jeff Brown's classic character to the world of I Can Read! With simple text, young listeners will flat-out love Flat Stanley!
Flat Stanley and Arthur are excited to go ice-skating on the frozen lake. But when the weather suddenly warms up, Stanley finds himself skating on thin ice!