Synopses & Reviews
Itand#8217;s Chadand#8217;s first spring as a batboy, and the Pine City Porcupines are hotand#8212;until they come up against the league-leading Heron Lake Humdingers. Now Chadand#8217;s got a whole lineup of problems: his favorite player, shortstop Mike Stammer, thinks heand#8217;s jinxed; Dylan, the other batboy, doesnand#8217;t even like baseball; thereand#8217;s a goofy new porcupine mascot on the field; plus, Chad has to fill in as batboy for the Herons. Itand#8217;s a good thing thereand#8217;s something in the cardsand#8212;his baseball cards, that isand#8212;that can help Chad sort it all out.
“Flat Stanley is back and better than ever. Pennypackers revival of this perennially popular character should engender great enthusiasm and may even create new fans for this old favorite.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Saddle up with Flat Stanley
Ever since Stanley was flattened by a bulletin board, every trip is an adventure!
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!
Diego Prado has spent most of his time on the Pinesand#8217; bench. But when Danny Oand#8217;Brien goes on the disabled list, Diego gets a chance to playand#8212;and heand#8217;s on a winning streak! Danny wants one of Chadand#8217;s and#8220;magicand#8221; baseball cards to get back in the game. Diego wants to keep playing. Whatand#8217;s a batboy to do?
About the Author
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!
Macky Pamintuan is an accomplished artist who lives in the Philippines with his wife, Aymone; their baby girl, Alison; and a West Highland white terrier named Winter.