Jeff Brown

Born under the name Richard Chester Brown, Jeff Brown was born in 1926 and died in 2003. He was a child actor before creating his only ever book character – the one and only Flat Stanley.

The idea for Flat Stanley came about while reading his sons a bedtime story and discovering one of them was scared that a noticeboard would fall on him and squash him. The first Flat Stanley book was published in 1964 and was a massive success in the United States with children even sending a cut-out Stanley figure to The White House. Jeff followed the original story up with five books in the 1990s.


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    Flat Stanley (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

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    The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone's favourite flat boy - Flat Stanley. With wonderful new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Stanley Lambchop was just an ordinary boy - until a noticeboard fell on him. Now he's flat as a pancake! Being flat is fantastic - he can be rolled up, sent in the post and even fly like a kite. But it's not all fun and games . . . there are thieves in town. Can Flat Stanley be a hero? Jeff Brown's world-famous character Flat Stanley continues to charm half a century after he first found his way into print. Jeff Brown was a story editor and assistant film producer in Hollywood. He worked on the at The New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post, and his stories appeared in these magazines and many others. Jeff created the classic character Flat Stanley, whose adventures have been beloved by children around the world for more than 50 years. He died in Manhattan in 2003. Rob Biddulph is a bestselling and award-winning children's book author and illustrator. He won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Blown Away and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal for GRRRRR! His other books include Odd Dog Out (Aug 2016) and Sunk! (March 2017).
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    The Flat Stanley Collection - 6 Books in 1 (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The six classic Flat Stanley stories in one big bind-up collection! Flat Stanley Amazing things can happen when you're flat! Invisible Stanley Stanley is not flat, but he is invisible ...Stanley in Space The President of the United States chooses Stanley to go aboard a new top-secret spaceship. Stanley and the Magic Lamp Stanley finds a real genie inside his mother's teapot. Stanley's Christmas Adventure Someone has to save Christmas - and if anyone can, it's Stanley! Stanley, Flat Again Stanley is back, and he's flat - again!
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    The Flat Stanley Collection (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone's favourite flat boy - Flat Stanley. With wonderful new illustrations by award-winning illustrator Rob Biddulph. Flat Stanley is back in one big collection. Join Stanley as he travels to space, meets a real genie, and goes to visit Father Christmas in Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, Stanley and the Magic Lamp, Stanley's Christmas Adventure and Stanley, Flat Again. With Rob Biddulph's heart-warming and fun illustrations, revisit Stanley's adventures to find out how heroes come in all shapes and sizes! Rob Biddulph won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Blown Away and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal for GRRRRR! His third book, Odd Dog Out, published in August 2016 and a fourth, Sunk! published in March 2017. 'The pictures are classic Rob Biddulph - outwardly simple but filled with detail that will keep young and old eyes absorbed for hours' - The Book Bag
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    Flat Stanley and the Fire Station (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    A thrilling, lights-flashing, siren-whirring book about everyone's favourite flat boy, Flat Stanley. Perfect for children learning to read. Stanley and his brother Arthur have won a trip to visit the local fire station! But it's not quite as exciting as they'd hoped. Where is the sliding down the pole? Where are the sirens and flashing lights? Then, all of a sudden, there's a Code Nine call, and the whole Lambchop family are whizzing off to the rescue in a fire engine. The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 3 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for fluent readers who are beginning to read exciting, challenging stories independently. It features: varied sentences; detailed illustrations to enjoy; chapters; interesting characters and themes; a rich range of vocabulary; and, more complex storylines to stretch confident readers. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Gold.
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    Stanley, Flat Again! (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The hilarious and amazing adventures of everyone's favourite flat hero - Flat Stanley. With brilliant new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Stanley is back, and he's flat again! And this time his brother Arthur can't come up with a plan to re-inflate him. But there's fun to be had being flat. Stanley is called on to help win a boat race and rescue a girl from a dangerous building. But is being flat all it's cracked up to be?
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    Stanley in Space (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The hilarious and magical adventures of everyone's favourite flat hero - Flat Stanley. With brilliant new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Stanley is now so famous the President of the United States calls him to send him on a special mission to space. Life in space is exciting at first what with TV appearances and zero gravity. But soon the Lambchops start to worry that the journey is taking too long. And will the aliens be as friendly as the President has promised?
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    Flat Stanley and the Haunted House (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    A spooky but funny story about Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley - everyone's favourite flat boy - perfect for children learning to read. Stanley and his brother Arthur are going to their school's Halloween party. They dress up in costumes and Stanley is particularly looking forward to the limbo competition. They're rather disappointed by the haunted house, though - it's really not very scary. But when they see a bully upsetting their friend Martin, they decide to teach him a lesson - by being very scary indeed! The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 2 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for readers who are growing in confidence and are beginning to enjoy longer stories. It features: clear type; up to 8 lines per page; bright, appealing pictures for added interest; a variety of sentence structures; a wider range of vocabulary; and, strong themes and characters to discuss. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading. Book band: Turquoise.
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    Stanley and the Magic Lamp (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The magical and brilliantly funny adventures of everyone's favourite flat boy - Flat Stanley. With wonderful new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Magical things always happen to Stanley Lambchop . . . Stanley can't believe it when he finds a genie inside a teapot. He can have anything he wants! But everyone else wants a turn - and the wishes are causing chaos! Can he put things right before he runs out of wishes? Jeff Brown's world-famous character Flat Stanley continues to charm half a century after he first found his way into print. Jeff Brown was a story editor and assistant film producer in Hollywood. He worked on the at The New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post, and his stories appeared in these magazines and many others. Jeff created the classic character Flat Stanley, whose adventures have been beloved by children around the world for more than 50 years. He died in Manhattan in 2003. Rob Biddulph is a bestselling and award-winning children's book author and illustrator. He won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Blown Away and was nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal for GRRRRR! His other books include Odd Dog Out (Aug 2016) and Sunk! (March 2017).
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    Invisible Stanley (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    The hilarious and magical adventures of everyone's favourite flat hero - Flat Stanley. With brilliant new illustrations by the award-winning author/illustrator Rob Biddulph. Magical things always happen to Stanley Lambchop ...Stanley is very surprised when a big storm hits - and he turns completely invisible! At first it's brilliant - he can get on the trail of some bank robbers and help his little brother with his magic tricks. But being invisible isn't always easy ...will Stanley ever reappear? Jeff Brown's world-famous character Flat Stanley continues to charm half a century after he first found his way into print.
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    Runner's World the Runner's Brain: How to Think Smarter to Run Better (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    Runner's World's The Runner's Brain will show readers how to unlock and capture the miraculous potential of the body's most mysterious and intriguing organ and rewire their minds for a lifetime of athletic success. The book combines cutting-edge brain science and leading-edge sport psychology that the author Jeff Brown uses both in his private practice as a Harvard-trained clinical psychologist specializing in sport and performance psychology and as part of the medical team of several major road races including the Boston and Chicago Marathons. Chock-full of entertaining tales from runners of all abilities including some of the greats and branded by the foremost authority in running, Runner's World, readers get trustworthy information that's been proven to work both in the lab and on the road. Dr. Brown also touches upon his personal experience dealing with aggrieved runners in the medical tent following the tragic events at the 2013 Boston Marathon.
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    Flat Stanley Plays Ball (Paperback)

    Jeff Brown

    This is a charming sports story with full-colour illustrations starring Jeff Brown's Flat Stanley. It is perfect for children learning to read. When Stanley Lamb chop joins the rounders team, he discovers that being flat can help him play. But not everyone thinks that flat players should be allowed...The Reading Ladder series helps children to enjoy learning to read. It features well-loved authors, classic characters and favourite topics, so that children will find something to excite and engage them in every title they pick up. It's the first step towards a lasting love of reading. Level 1 Reading Ladder titles are perfect for new readers who are beginning to read simple stories with help. It includes short, simple sentences; familiar, repeated words; big, clear type; 1 - 5 lines per page; bright, fun pictures to help talk about the story. All Reading Ladder titles are developed with a leading literacy consultant, making them perfect for use in schools and for parents keen to support their children's reading.
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