Sammie Jo meets Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley is a 1964 children's book written by Jeff Brown. Stanley and his younger brother Arthur are given a big bulletin board by their father to display pictures and posters. He hangs it on the wall over Stanley's bed. During the night the board falls from the wall, flattening Stanley in his sleep. He survives and makes the best of his altered state, and soon he is entering locked rooms by sliding under the door, and playing with his younger brother by being used as a kite. One special advantage is that Flat Stanley can now visit his friends by being mailed in an envelope. 

The Flat Stanley Project connects children with other children participating in the Project by sending out "flat" visitors, created by the children, through the mail. Children then talk about, track, and write about their flat character's journey and adventures.  

You can read more about the project on the website HERE

This week Flat Stanley came to visit HideAway Haven.  Flat Stanley was sent by a 9 year old in The United States.  A friend of ours Linda, brought him to visit.  The had a great visit, chatted together about the life of a kangaroo and Flat Stanley enjoyed the cuddles.  Thank you for visiting Flat Stanley.  We enjoyed meeting you.