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Flat Stanley is a classic American children’s book series for readers 5+. What started out as a bedtime story for author Jeff Brown’s sons, soon became a bestseller and there are now more than twenty Flat Stanley books, published all over the world.

Since the author’s death in 2003 several other writers, including Sara Pennypacker and Jon Mitchell, have continued Jeff Brown’s books in Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures. And in 2017, more than fifty years after the first book was published, new editions were released illustrated by award-winning author/ illustrator Rob Biddulph.

Stanley Lambchop is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary problem. Since the night a giant pinboard fell on top of him, he has been completely flat. There are benefits to Stanley’s strange predicament - he can slide under doors and be posted to his friends for a holiday - but it’s not always easy being different and, once the novelty begins to wear off, Stanley wishes he could be just like everybody else again.

The Flat Stanley books are perfect for newly independent readers thanks to the fun illustrations, short chapters and crazy adventures.

All the Flat Stanley books in order:

Book 1: Flat Stanley (1964)
Book 2: Stanley and the Magic Lamp (1983)
Book 3: Stanley in Space (1990)
Book 4: Stanley’s Christmas Adventure (1993)
Book 5: Invisible Stanley (1995)
Book 6: Stanley, Flat Again! (2003)

Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures:
Book 7: The Big Mountain Adventure (2009)
Book 8: The Great Egyptian Grave Robbery (2009)
Book 9: The Japanese Ninja Surprise (2009)
Book 10: The Epic Canadian Expedition (2009)
Book 11: The Amazing Mexican Secret (2010)
Book 12: The African Safari Discovery (2011)
Book 13: The Flying Chinese Wonders (2011)
Book 14: The Australian Boomerang Bonanza (2011)
Book 15: The US Capital Commotion (2011)
Book 16: Showdown at the Alamo (2014)
Book 17: Framed in France (2014)
Book 18: Escape to California (2014)
Book 19: The Midnight Ride of Flat Revere (2016)
Book 20: On a Mission for her Majesty (2017)
Book 21: Lost in New York (2018)

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Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Great Egyptian Grave Robbery

Join everybody’s favourite flat boy for another magical adventure – It’s Jeff Brown’s Flat Stanley. The Great ... MoreJeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Great Egyptian Grave Robbery

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Book 6
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Flat Stanley: The Japanese Ninja Surprise

Flat Stanley is back! But whoever heard of a flat Ninja? Stanley and his brother, Arthur, are such huge fans of the ni... MoreFlat Stanley: The Japanese Ninja Surprise

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Book 7
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Flat Stanley and the Big Mountain Adventure

Flat Stanley is back. The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, A... MoreFlat Stanley and the Big Mountain Adventure

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Book 8
Book 8

Flat Stanley in Space

Another classic adventure from everybody’s favourite flat boy – It’s Jeff Brown’s Flat Stanley. Stanley in Space The P... MoreFlat Stanley in Space

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Book 10
Book 10

Showdown at the Alamo

Just in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Flat Stanley, our favorite flat hero, Stanley Lambchop, heads to Texas... MoreShowdown at the Alamo

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Book 11
Book 11

Framed in France

[b]Flat Stanley is taking over the world, one city at a time! In this electrifying eleventh installment in the renowned ... MoreFramed in France

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Book 12
Book 12

The Epic Canadian Expedition: Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley goes north! Stanley Lambchop and his family are in British Columbia, Canada, for some skiin... MoreThe Epic Canadian Expedition: Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley

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Book 13
Book 13

Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Amazing Mexican Secret

Special delivery: Danger! When Stanley's mother needs the secret ingredient for a special recipe, Stanley mails himself... MoreJeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Amazing Mexican Secret

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Book 14
Book 14

The African Safari Discovery

Stanley's not the only flat one... When a flat skull is discovered in Africa, Stanley Lambchop and his family decide to ... MoreThe African Safari Discovery

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Book 15
Book 15

Escape to California

Flat Stanley is back to save the day in the twelfth exciting Worldwide Adventures chapter book, just in time to celebrat... MoreEscape to California

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Book 17
Book 17

Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Australian Boomerang Bonanza

G'day, Stanley! Flat Stanley and his brother Arthur have just won a trip to Australia! They fly down under o... MoreJeff Brown's Flat Stanley: The Australian Boomerang Bonanza

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Book 20
Book 20

The Midnight Ride of Flat Revere

In this exciting new installment in the Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventure series, the Lambchop family is off to Boston,... MoreThe Midnight Ride of Flat Revere

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Book 21
Book 21

Flat Stanley

The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone’s favourite flat boy – Flat Stanley... MoreFlat Stanley

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Book 22
Book 22

Invisible Stanley

The hilarious and magical adventures of everyone’s favourite flat hero – Flat Stanley. With brilliant new i... MoreInvisible Stanley

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Book 23
Book 23

Stanley and the Magic Lamp

The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone’s favourite flat boy – Flat Stanley. With wonderfu... MoreStanley and the Magic Lamp

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Book 24
Book 24

Stanley's Christmas Adventure

The hilarious and magical adventures of everyone’s favourite flat hero – Flat Stanley. With brilliant new i... MoreStanley's Christmas Adventure

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Book 25
Book 25

On a Mission for Her Majesty

[b]Flat Stanley is taking over the world, one city at a time! In this exciting fourteenth book in the renowned Flat Stan... MoreOn a Mission for Her Majesty

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Book 26
Book 26

Stanley Flat Again!

The hilarious and amazing adventures of everyone’s favourite flat hero – Flat Stanley. With brilliant new i... MoreStanley Flat Again!

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Book 27
Book 27

Lost in New York

[b]Flat Stanley and his family are on another adventure in this fifteenth book in the renowned Flat Stanley's Worldwide ... MoreLost in New York

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